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Showing: 82 changes that have become effective in the last 90 days (Fast-Track, Emergency, Final) for all agencies and boards.
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Board Board of Accountancy
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Board of Accountancy Regulations
[18 VAC 5 ‑ 22]
Action: Amendment to address delays in responding to the Board
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/18/18
Board of Accountancy Regulations
[18 VAC 5 ‑ 22]
Action: Amendments to reflect Chapter 287 (2015 Acts of Assembly) changes
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/6/18
Board of Accountancy Regulations
[18 VAC 5 ‑ 22]
Action: Replacing definition with citation to newly amended statute
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/18/18
Board of Accountancy Regulations
[18 VAC 5 ‑ 22]
Action: Update to fee schedule descriptions and elimination of certain fees
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/6/18
Board Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Provision of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
[22 VAC 30 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
VR regs conform to WIOA
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/3/18
Board Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Procedural Rules for the Conduct of Hearings Before the Board and Its Hearing Officers and the Adoption or Amendment of Regulations
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 10]
Action: Consent Settlement
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 11/1/18
Procedural Rules for the Conduct of Hearings Before the Board and Its Hearing Officers and the Adoption or Amendment of Regulations
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 10]
Action: Offers in Compromise
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/22/18
Procedural Rules for the Conduct of Hearings Before the Board and Its Hearing Officers and the Adoption or Amendment of Regulations
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 10]
Action: Informal Conferences
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/22/18
Procedural Rules for the Conduct of Hearings Before the Board and Its Hearing Officers and the Adoption or Amendment of Regulations
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 10]
Action: Evidence
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/22/18
Procedural Rules for the Conduct of Hearings Before the Board and Its Hearing Officers and the Adoption or Amendment of Regulations
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 10]
Action: Appeals
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/10/18
Procedural Rules for the Conduct of Hearings Before the Board and Its Hearing Officers and the Adoption or Amendment of Regulations
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 10]
Action: Discovery, pre-hearing procedures and production at hearings; definitions
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/10/18
Board Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[18 VAC 30 ‑ 21]
Action: Endorsement requirements
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/20/18
Board State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
[12 VAC 35 ‑ 105]
Action: Compliance with Virginia’s Settlement Agreement with US DOJ
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 9/20/18
Regulations to Assure the Rights of Individuals Receiving Services from Providers Licensed, Funded, or Operated by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
[12 VAC 35 ‑ 115]
Action: Adds Licensed Behavior Analysts Regarding Behavioral Treatment Plans
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 11/1/18
Board Criminal Justice Services Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Privacy and Security of Criminal History Record Information Checks for Firearm Purchases
[6 VAC 20 ‑ 130]
Action: Comprehensive Review Security and Criminal History Record Information Checks for Firearm Purchases
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/19/18
Board Board of Dentistry
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Hygienists
[18 VAC 60 ‑ 25]
Action: Continuing education for practice by remote supervision
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/20/18
Board State Board of Education
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 22]
Action: Comprehensive Revision of the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/23/18
Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 542]
Action: Comprehensive Revision of the Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/23/18
[REPEALED] Minimum Standards for the Accreditation of Child Day Programs Serving Children of Preschool Age or Younger in Public Schools
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 590]
Action: Repeal of Regulations Governing Minimum Standards for the Accreditation of Child Day Programs
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/10/18
Board Department of Health Professions
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Prescription Monitoring Program
[18 VAC 76 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Definition of covered substances
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/3/18
Board State Board of Health
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 31]
Action: Add Term "Affiliation" to criteria for general or presumptive denial for individuals
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 11/2/18
Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 90]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Regulations to Update the Reportable Disease List
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/14/18
Virginia's Rules and Regulations Governing Cooperative Agreements
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 221]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend regulations to conform to Chapter 371 of 2018
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/26/18
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospices
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 391]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Regulations to conform to Chapter 95 of 2018 Session
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/26/18
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 410]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Regulations to Conform to Chapters 454, 565, 571 and 791 of 2018
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/14/18
Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 412]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Regulations to conform to 571 of 2018
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/26/18
Food Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 421]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Regulations to Comply with Chapter 450 of 2018 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/3/18
Board Board of Housing and Community Development
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Virginia Amusement Device Regulations
[13 VAC 5 ‑ 31]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Update Virginia Amusement Device Regulations
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/4/18
Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code
[13 VAC 5 ‑ 51]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Update the Statewide Fire Prevention Code
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/16/18
Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code
[13 VAC 5 ‑ 51]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Update the Statewide Fire Prevention Code
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/16/18
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
[13 VAC 5 ‑ 63]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Update the Uniform Statewide Building Code
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/4/18
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
[13 VAC 5 ‑ 63]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Update the Uniform Statewide Building Code
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/4/18
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
[13 VAC 5 ‑ 63]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
USBC Technical Corrections
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/1/18
Virginia Industrialized Building Safety Regulations
[13 VAC 5 ‑ 91]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Update the Industrialized Building Safety Regulations
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/4/18
Enterprise Zone Grant Program Regulation
[13 VAC 5 ‑ 112]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend to conform to state statute
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/17/18
Board Commission On Local Government
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Organization and Regulations of Procedure
[1 VAC 50 ‑ 20]
Action: Commission on Local Government - Update to Organization and Regulations of Procedure
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/18/18
Board Board of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 60]
Action: 2015 Long Term Services and Supports Screening Changes
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/22/18
Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 60]
Action: CMHRS Documentation of Qualifications
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 8/22/18
Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates; in-Patient Hospital Care
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 70]
Action: DSH Payments for Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitals
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 11/1/18
Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates; in-Patient Hospital Care
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 70]
Action: Fee For Service Supplemental Payments and Hospital Assessment
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 11/1/18
Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates; in-Patient Hospital Care
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 70]
Action: Sunset Supplemental Payments
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 11/15/18
Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rate; Other Types of Care
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 80]
Action: Supplemental Payments for Type One Physicians
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/18/18
Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rate; Other Types of Care
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 80]
Action: Supplemental Payments to State Owned or Operated Clinics
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/18/18
Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates for Long-Term Care
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 90]
Action: Reimbursement Changes Affecting Long Term Care
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/20/18
Waivered Services
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 120]
Action: Consumer Directed Services Facilitators
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/27/18
Board Board of Medicine
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Action: Licensure by endorsement
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/5/18
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 50]
Action: Definitions of supervision and weight loss rules
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/20/18
Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Midwives
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 130]
Action: Practical experience under supervision
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/20/18
Regulations Governing the Practice of Polysomnographic Technologists
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 140]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Exemption for student/intern in polysomnographic technology
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/14/18
Regulations Governing the Registration of Surgical Assistants and Surgical Technologists
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 160]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Requirement for renewal of registration for surgical assistants
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/14/18
Board Board of Nursing
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing Nursing Education Programs
[18 VAC 90 ‑ 27]
Action: Definition of full approval and timing of criminal background checks for nursing education programs
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/20/18
Board Board of Pharmacy
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Response to petitions for rulemaking
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/31/18
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Scheduling of drugs or chemicals
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/5/18
Regulations Governing Pharmaceutical Processors
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 60]
Action: New regulations
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 9/5/18
Board Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Historical Horse Racing [under development]
[11 VAC 10 ‑ 47]
Action: To Promulgate Regulations Pertaining to Historical Horse Racing
Stage: Emergency - Effective Date: 10/5/18
Board Real Estate Appraiser Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Real Estate Appraiser Board Rules and Regulations
[18 VAC 130 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
USPAP definition 2018-19 update
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/1/18
Real Estate Appraiser Board Rules and Regulations
[18 VAC 130 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amending regulations to incorporate federally mandated changes
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/1/18
Board Real Estate Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Virginia Real Estate Board Licensing Regulations
[18 VAC 135 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendments to reflect Chapter 60 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/1/18
Board Safety and Health Codes Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Boiler and Pressure Vessel Regulations
[16 VAC 25 ‑ 50]
Action: Updating Documents Incorporated by Reference
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/1/18
Administrative Regulation for the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program
[16 VAC 25 ‑ 60]
Action: Procedures for the application of penalties for state and local government employers
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/1/18
Federal Identical Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
[16 VAC 25 ‑ 85]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Rule on the Clarification of Employers’ Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/15/18
Federal Identical General Industry Standards
[16 VAC 25 ‑ 90]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Vinyl Chloride Standard for General Industry – CFR Correction
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/15/18
Federal Identical Construction Industry Standards
[16 VAC 25 ‑ 175]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendment to the Methylenedianiline Standard for the Construction Industry, §1926.60 – Correction
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/15/18
Board State Board of Social Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 73]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Assisted Living Facility Mixed Population Staffing Requirement
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/23/18
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 601]
Action: Income Exclusion for Legally Obligated Child Support Payments
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/31/18
Child Care Program
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 665]
Action: Repeal and replace regulation to ensure compliance with Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/17/18
General Provisions for Maintaining and Disclosing Confidential Information of Public Assistance, Child Support Enforcement, and Social Services Records
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 910]
Action: Update General Provisions for Confidential Information
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 11/1/18
Board Board of Social Work
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
[18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Action: Examination requirements
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/20/18
Board Department of State Police
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
[19 VAC 30 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Motor Carrier Safety Regulations - 2018 Amendments - FINAL
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/18/18
Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Rules and Regulations
[19 VAC 30 ‑ 70]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Rules and Regulations-Summer 2018 Amendments - FINAL
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/4/18
Board Department of Taxation
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Individual Income Tax
[23 VAC 10 ‑ 110]
Action: Subtraction for Investments in a Virginia Venture Capital Account
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 11/3/18
Board Commonwealth Transportation Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Rules and Regulations for the Administration of Parking Lots and Environs
[24 VAC 30 ‑ 100]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Implementation of Ch. 765 (2016 Acts of Assembly) re: Mobile food vending at VDOT Commuter lots
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/5/18
Land Use Permit Regulations
[24 VAC 30 ‑ 151]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
CH 0151 Right of way use fees for Wireless Infrastructue
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/14/18
[REPEALED] Persons with Disabilities Warning Signs
[24 VAC 30 ‑ 630]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
CH 0630 Implementation of Chapter 432, 2018 Acts of Assembly, regarding warning signs for persons with disabilities
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/31/18
Board Board of Veterinary Medicine
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine
[18 VAC 150 ‑ 20]
Action: Reinspection for reinstatement
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/20/18
Board State Water Control Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit Regulation
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 31]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Abbreviated Public Notice Procedures for VPDES Industrial Minor Permits
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/14/18
Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 210]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendments Conforming to 2018 Legislation
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/14/18
Ground Water Withdrawal Regulations
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 610]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Permit Term and Permit Fee - Chapter 424 of 2018 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/14/18
Ground Water Withdrawal Regulations
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 610]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Incorporate Statutory Changes Related to New Subdivisions Served by Private Wells
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/14/18
Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Regulations (formerly 4VAC50-60)
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 870]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendment to meet changes made during the 2018 General Assembly Session
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/14/18
General VPDES Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (formerly Part XV, 4VAC50-60)
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 890]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend and Reissue the Small MS4 General Permit
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/1/18
Board Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Onsite Sewage System Professionals Licensing Regulations
[18 VAC 160 ‑ 40]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Update definition of maintenance
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/19/18
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