Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Regulations Governing the Certification of Certain Institutions to Confer Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates [8 VAC 40 ‑ 31]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
CH 0031 Prohibition on Arbitration Agreements
Action 5547
General Information
Action Summary Conforms regulations to Virginia Code section 23.1-230 B, enacted by the 2020 General Assembly (HB 375):
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 4 (a)
RIS Project Yes  [006430]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
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
9048 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/30/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Sandra Freeman  / SCHEV Associate Director
Address: 101 N. 14th Street, 9th Floor
Monroe Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-3862    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.