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State Board of Education
Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia [8 VAC 20 ‑ 131]
Update to comport with legislative changes made by HB 1061 and SB 489 (2012) ...
Action 3746 / Stage 6253
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 7/5/2012  10:19 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/5/2012    
pdf Attorney General Certification 9/10/2012    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 4/9/2013   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 4/3/2014   (Approved on 5/28/2014)  

Public Hearing Will be held at the proposed stage
Emergency Authority Chapter 454 of the 2012 General Assembly Session
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/5/2012
Review Completed: 9/10/2012
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 9/10/2012
Review Completed: 9/24/2012
Secretary Review Secretary of Education Review Completed: 11/2/2012
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 4/9/2013
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 4/9/2013
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 5/6/2013    Volume: 29  Issue: 18
Comment Period Ended 6/5/2013
Effective Date 6/5/2013
Expiration Date 6/4/2014

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 12/4/2014

Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Melissa Luchau 
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2924    FAX: (804)225-2524    TDD: ()-


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Action 3746:
Update to comport with legislative changes made by HB 1061 and SB 489 (2012) (diploma requirements)
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (6253) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (6704) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/18/2014.
Final   (7029) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/03/2014.
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