Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Boiler and Pressure Vessel Regulations [16 VAC 25 ‑ 50]
Proposed regulation to adopt revisions to the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Rules and Regulations
Action 2617
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this NOIRA is to provide both increased protection of human life and property from the unsafe or dangerous construction, installation, inspection, operation, and repair of boilers and pressure vessels in the Commonwealth of Virginia and to address the costs of doing business.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001235]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4557 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/09/2008.
4955 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/18/2009.
5444 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/12/2012.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ed Hilton  / Director, Boiler Safety Compliance
Address: Main Street Center
600 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-2389    FAX: (804)371-2324    TDD: (804)785-2376