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Mercury Switch Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 200]
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Chapter Information
Description The regulation establishes standards for removal and management of mercury switches from end-of-life automobiles.
State Authority Section 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia
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 None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Justin L. Williams 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4185    FAX: (804)698-4234    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal of Mercury Switch Regulations since statutory authority for the regulations has expired Fast-Track Secretary of Natural Resources review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Adoption of Regulations Governing Mercury Switches in Automobiles
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/21/2007.