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Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists


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Board for Professional Soil Scientists Regulations [18 VAC 145 ‑ 20]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct for Soil Scientists.
State Authority 54.1-2211
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating the Soil Scientist profession in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Kathleen R. Nosbisch  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: soilscientist@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-8514    FAX: (804)527-4294    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Transition Soil Scientists from Certification to Licensure Final Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Fee adjustment Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/1/2010.
Conform Soil Scientists regulations to HB 2759 (2003 Session) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/1/2009.
Amendment to Board for Professional Soil Scientists Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2004.
Amendment to Professional Soil Scientists Regulations. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/16/2002.