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Department of Environmental Quality
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Department of Environmental Quality
chapter
Public Participation Guidelines [9 VAC 15 ‑ 11]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Model Public Participation Guidelines Adoption
 
General Information
Action Summary The regulations comply with the legislative mandate (Chapter 321, 2008 Acts of Assembly) that agencies adopt model public participation guidelines issued by the Department of Planning and Budget by December 1, 2008. Public participation guidelines exist to promote public involvement in the development, amendment, or repeal of an agency's regulations. This regulatory action repeals the current public participation guidelines and promulgates new public participation guidelines as required by Chapter 321 of the 2008 Acts of Assembly. Highlights of the public participation guidelines include (i) providing for the appointment of negotiated rulemaking panels and regulatory advisory panels, (ii) providing for the establishment and maintenance of notification lists of interested persons, (iii) providing for notification via electronic means or postal carrier, and (iv) specifying the information to be sent to persons on the notification lists.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 9 VAC 15-11 Public Participation Guidelines Promulgate New Regulation
Other chapters
  9 VAC 15 - 10 [REPEALED] Public Participation Guidelines
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: Chapter 321 of the 2008 Acts of Assembly
RIS Project Yes  [001444]
Associated Mandates Administrative Process Act; public participation guidelines (DEQ)
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4838 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2009.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Cindy Berndt  / Reg. Coordinator
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: cindy.berndt@deq.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)698-4378    FAX: (804)698-4019    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.