Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists
Professional Soil Scientists Regulations [18 VAC 145 ‑ 20]
Fee Adjustment
Action 5495
General Information
Action Summary The Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals and Geologists (the Board) seeks to amend its current regulations to adjust its licensing fee structure. The Board must establish fees adequate to support the costs of the Board operations and a proportionate share of the Department’s operations. By the close of the next biennium, fees will not provide adequate revenue for those costs.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 18 VAC 145-20 Professional Soil Scientists Regulations Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  18 VAC 145 - 30 Regulations Governing Certified Professional Wetland Delineators Amend Existing Regulation
  18 VAC 145 - 40 Regulations for the Geology Certification Program Amend Existing Regulation
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [7058]
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
8913 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/02/2022.
9706 Proposed Governor's office review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kathleen R. Nosbisch  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8514    FAX: (804)527-4294    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.