Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Opticians (This board has been merged into the Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians)
Public Participation Guidelines [18 VAC 100 ‑ 10]    (Repealed)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing public notification guidelines in accordance with the Administrative Process Act.
State Authority Title 54.1, Chapter 17
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 To meet the notification requirements contained in the Administrative Process Act and to increase input into the regulatory process in the most cost efficient manner possible.

Contact Information
Name / Title: William H. Ferguson  / Executive Director
Address: 3600 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (804)527-4295    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 12/24/2008.
Amendment to Board for Opticians Public Participation Guidelines Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/24/2004.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
2/7/2001 Agency Completed Retain As Is