Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution [9 VAC 25 ‑ 15]
Review 1312
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 3/24/2014
Review Announcement
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and ยงยง 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Environmental Quality on behalf of the State Water Control Board is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of 9VAC25-15, Regulation for Dispute Resolution.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010).

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins on April 21, 2014, and ends on May 12, 2014.

Comments may be submitted to Debra A. Harris, Planning and Policy Specialist, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Department of Environmental Quality, Post Office Box 1105, Richmond, Virginia 23218 (deliveries can be made to 629 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219), phone 804-698-4209, fax to 804-698-4019, or email to Alternatively, comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at:

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Public Comment Period
Begin Date: 4/21/2014      End Date: 5/12/2014

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #4217: Regulation for Dispute Resolution (Rev. 1)
Attorney General Certification
Result of Review: Certified

pdf Review Memo       6/6/2014