Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Contractors
Individual License and Certification Regulations [18 VAC 50 ‑ 30]
Amend Backflow Vocational Training Requirement
Action 5559
General Information
Action Summary The Board for Contractors seeks to lower the current vocational training requirement for Certified Backflow Prevention Device Workers who have less than seven years of experience in water distribution systems.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [006447]
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
9007 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/30/2020.
9203 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/17/2021.
9483 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2023.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Cameron Parris  / Regulatory Operations Administrator
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-9183    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.