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Department of Conservation and Recreation
Department of Conservation and Recreation
Virginia State Parks Regulations [4 VAC 5 ‑ 30]
Amendments to the Virginia State Park Regulations
Action 5136 / Stage 8402
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 8/28/2019  11:32 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 9/25/2018   (modified 11/2/2018)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 10/4/2018    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 11/13/2018    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 8/5/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 7/25/2019   

Objections Filed 10 or more objections have been filed (10/16/19)
The majority of the comments received reflected an objection to the proposed regulations that would prevent the removal of fungi (4VAC5-30-50), the proposed language regarding public urination or defecation (4VAC5-30-95) and the restriction of generator use during quiet hours at campsites (4VAC5-30-150).
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Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/2/2018
Review Completed: 10/4/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 10/4/2018
Review Completed: 11/13/2018
Secretary Review Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources Review Completed: 3/19/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 7/25/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/6/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/2/2019    Volume: 36  Issue: 1
Comment Period Ended 10/2/2019
Effective Date 10/17/2019
Contact Information
Name / Title: Lisa McGee  / Policy and Planning Director
Address: 600 East Main Street, 24th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-4378    FAX: (804)786-6141    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this agency.


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Action 5136:
Amendments to the Virginia State Park Regulations
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (8402) Comment period complete, but objections were filed.
Proposed   (8789) Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/14/2021.
Final   (9274) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/02/2022.
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