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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Opticians (This board has been merged into the Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians)
[REPEALED] Public Participation Guidelines [18 VAC 100 ‑ 11]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Model Public Participation Guidelines
Action 2856 / Stage 4851
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 11/18/2008  11:33 pm  
pdf Agency Statement 10/22/2008   (modified 10/23/2008)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 10/22/2008    

Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Attorney General Review Submitted on 10/22/2008
Review Completed: 10/22/2008
Result: Certified
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/23/2008
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 11/24/2008    Volume: 25  Issue: 6
Comment Period Ended 12/24/2008
Effective Date 12/24/2008
Contact Information
Name / Title: William H. Ferguson, II  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (804)527-4295    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.

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Action 2856:
Model Public Participation Guidelines
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Final   (4851) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/24/2008.
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