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Procedural Rules for the Conduct of Hearings Before the Board and Its Hearing Officers and the Adoption or Amendment of Regulations [3 VAC 5 ‑ 10]
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Chapter Information
Description This chapter sets forth the procedural rules for hearings held by hearing officers and the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, discovery provisions for proceedings arising under the Wine and Beer Franchise Acts, provisions for telephone hearings, and the Board's public participation guidelines for adoption or amendment of regulations.
State Authority Title 4.1, 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 1. To provide an efficient process for the adjudication of contested license applications, disciplinary cases, and disputes under the Wine and Beer Franchise Acts, while protecting the public health, safety, and welfare.

2. To provide a reasonable opportunity for public input in the formation, amendment, or repeal of agency regulations.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: W. Curtis Coleburn III  / Chief Operating Officer
Address: 2901 Hermitage Rd.
Richmond, VA 23220
Email Address: curtis.coleburn@abc.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)213-4409    FAX: (804)213-4411    TDD: (804)213-4687
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Procedural Rules - -

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Model Public Participation Guidelines Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/24/2008.
Updating Procedural Rules and Public Participation Guidelines Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/19/2007.
Thirty-Day Appeal Period Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/1/2001.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Revisions as a Result of Periodic Review NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 8/11/2006 after the comment period had ended.
Franchise Act Procedure and Annual Rule-Making NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 7/30/2004 after the comment period had ended.