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[REPEALED] Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Gasoline and Motor Fuel Law [2 VAC 5 ‑ 420]
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Description A regulation that establishes the following mandates relating to the sales and distribution of gasoline and other motor fuels in this state: (1) specifies minimum standards for motor fuel quality; (2) requires gasoline and other motor fuels have specific pump labeling; (3) specifies methods of sampling and testing; (4) requires the registration of all retail motor fuels; and (5) specifies means of compliance and methods of enforcement.
State Authority Section 59.1-156 of the Code of Virginia ()1950 , as amended
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 1. The protection of the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. The assurance that all gasoline and other motor fuels sold in Virginia meets minimum quality standards.

3. The assurance that all distributors of motor fuels are properly registered in order to establish responsible parties in the instances where substandard products are detected.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Erin Williams  / Policy and Planning Coordinator
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: Erin.Williams@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-1308    FAX: (804)371-7479    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal of 2 VAC5 -420 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/18/2012.
CH 0420 REGULATIONS FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE VIRGINIA GASOLINE AND MOTOR FUEL LAW Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/21/2008.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
gasoline general NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 6/26/2006 after the comment period had ended.