Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Criminal Justice Services
Criminal Justice Services Board
Regulations Relating to Private Security Services [6 VAC 20 ‑ 171]
CH 0171 Regulations Relating to Private Security Services - Locksmith Emergency Regulations
General Information
Action Summary According to the Acts of Assembly, Chapter 638, the Board and the Department are required to promulgate regulations to implement the regulatory requirements for locksmiths to be effective by July 1, 2008 as required by §9.1-143 (4). By promulgating emergency regulations, the Board and the Department will include the category of locksmiths under the Regulations Relating to Private Security Services thus establishing a licensing and registration requirement for individuals providing locksmith services as enacted under §9.1-138 of the Code of Virginia. (Acts of Assembly, Chapter 638)
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001293]
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
4650 Emergency Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 12/30/2009.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Shannon Dion  / Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs
Address: 1100 East Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-4300    FAX: (804)786-6344    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.