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Agency
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board
Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors


chapter
Virginia Asbestos Licensing Regulations [18 VAC 15 ‑ 20]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct for firms and individuals conducting asbestos abatement.
State Authority 54.1-501
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 asbestos abatement profession in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Trisha Henshaw  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: alhi@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-8595    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
2017 Asbestos Temporary Fee Reduction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. Becomes effective on 2/1/2018.
Update regulations for asbestos labs and project monitors Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/3/2017.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Asbestos Regulations - Regulatory Reform Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/1/2015.
Fee Adjustment 2012 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/1/2015.
Amendment to Asbestos Licensing Regulations Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2008.
Amendment to the Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspector Asbestos Licensing Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2006.
Amendment to Asbestos Licensing Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/2/2002.
Amendment to Virginia Asbestos Licensing Regulations
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/1/2000.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
2017 Asbestos Temporary Fee Reduction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage withdrawn on 11/17/2017 prior to publication in The Virginia Register.
Asbestos Temporary License 08-2010 Emergency/NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 11/10/2010 before the Secretary's office completed its review.