Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Library of Virginia
Library of Virginia (Library Board)
Public Participation Guidelines [17 VAC 15 ‑ 11]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The Public Participation Guidelines prescribe the procedures to be used by the Library (Library Board) to engage and involve the public in the development, amendment, or repeal of Library of Virginia regulations.
State Authority Section 42.1-8 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation The goals of the regulation are:
1.To provide maximum opportunity for the public to participate in the regulatory process;
2. To communicate clearly to the Library of Virginia’s constituents how they may participate in the regulatory process in a meaningful way; and
3. To ensure that the Library of Virginia’s regulatory procedures are in full compliance with state laws and regulations governing such actions.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Taylor Melton  / Executive Assistant
Address: 800 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)692-3535    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Model Public Participation Guidelines
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/10/2008.