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secretary Administration
State Board of Elections
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Election Administration
Action: Polling Place Accessiblity Assessments
Stage: Proposed   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.

 Closes: 7/4/16
1 comments
Last comment: 6/27/16 12:20 pm
Department of General Services
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Regulations Governing the Certification of Non-Commercial Environmental Laboratories
Action: Revise Regulation to Update Procedural and Fee Requirements
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/27/16
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secretary Agriculture and Forestry
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
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Best Management Practices for the Operation of Apiaries in Order to Limit Operator Liability
Action: Promulgate best management practices for the operation of apiaries to limit operator liability
Stage: Proposed   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.

 Closes: 7/13/16
12 comments
Last comment: 6/29/16 1:52 pm
secretary Commerce and Trade
Cemetery Board
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Cemetery Board Regulations
Action: Special Interments of Human Remains & Pets of Deceased Humans
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/13/16
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Board for Contractors
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Board for Contractors Regulations
Action: Amendments to Improve Application Integrity
Stage: Proposed

 Closes: 8/26/16
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Board for Contractors Regulations
Action: Addition of remediation specialty
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

 Closes: 7/27/16
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Individual License and Certification Regulations
Action: Amendments to Improve Application Integrity
Stage: Proposed

 Closes: 8/26/16
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Board for Waste Management Facility Operators
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Waste Management Facility Operators Regulations
Action: General Review 2013
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/27/16
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secretary Finance
Department of Taxation
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Virginia Corn Excise Tax
Action: Amend Corn Excise Tax Regulation to Update the Tax Rate and Remove Language Repetitive of Statute
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 8/26/16
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Virginia Egg Excise Tax
Action: Repeal of Egg Excise Tax Regulation Not Necessary for Administration of the Tax
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 7/1/16
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Virginia Peanut Excise Tax
Action: Repeal of Peanut Excise Tax Regulation Not Necessary for the Administration of the Tax
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 7/1/16
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Virginia Soybean Excise Tax Regulations
Action: Repeal of Soybean Excise Tax Regulation Not Necessary for Administration of the Tax
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 7/1/16
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Retail Sales and Use Tax
Action: Update Section 940 Regarding Medicines, Drugs, Eyeglasses and Related Items
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 8/26/16
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Retail Sales and Use Tax
Action: Amendment of the Retail Sales and Use Tax Chapter for Law Changes and Sourcing Rules
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 8/26/16
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Tax on Wills and Administration  Periodic Review in progress
 Closes: 7/5/16
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Virginia Soft Drink Excise Tax Regulations  Periodic Review in progress
 Closes: 7/18/16
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Writ Taxes Regulations
Action: Repeal of the Writ Taxes Regulation Not Necessary for the Administration of the Taxes
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 7/1/16
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secretary Health and Human Resources
Board of Medical Assistance Services
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2016 Notice of Intent to Amend Medicaid Reimbursement Rates  General Notice

 Closes: 7/16/16
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State Board of Health
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Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations  Periodic Review in progress
 Closes: 7/18/16
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Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities
Action: Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Stage: Proposed

 Closes: 7/1/16
530 comments
Last comment: 6/29/16 3:58 pm
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Rules and Regulations Governing Campgrounds
Action: Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

 Closes: 7/27/16
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Guidelines for General Assembly Nursing Scholarships and Loan Repayment Program Requiring Service in a Long-Term-Care Facility
Action: Implement Regulations on Scholarships and Loans Requiring Long-Term Nursing Care Service
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/13/16
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Regulations Governing the Virginia Physician Loan Repayment Program
Action: Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 6/29/16
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Board of Medical Assistance Services
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Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services
Action: Mental Health Skill-building Services
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/27/16
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Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services
Action: Plan First Family Planning Services (Optional Group)
Stage: Proposed

 Closes: 8/26/16
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Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services
Action: Dental Services for Pregnant Women
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/27/16
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Waivered Services
Action: Exceptional Rate for ID Waiver Individuals
Stage: Final

 Closes: 6/29/16
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Waivered Services
Action: Mandatory Capitated Managed Care (Medallion 3.0)
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/27/16
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Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS)Plan
Action: FAMIS Eligibility for Children of State Employees
Stage: Final

 Closes: 6/29/16
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Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
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Regulations of the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Action: Performance of cerumen management by audiologists
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/27/16
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Regulations of the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Action: Practice by assistant speech-language pathologists
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/27/16
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Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
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Provision of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Action: Regulatory Review
Stage: Proposed

 Closes: 8/12/16
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State Board of Social Services
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Personnel Policies for Local Departments of Social Services
Action: Amend Personnel Policies Regulation
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 6/29/16
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Board of Medicine
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathy, Podiatry, and Chiropractic
Action: Elimination of pharmacist from mixing, diluting & reconstituting
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 6/29/16
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathy, Podiatry, and Chiropractic
Action: Requirements for office-based anesthesia
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/27/16
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Regulations for Licensure of Occupational Therapists
Action: NBCOT certification as option for CE
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 7/13/16
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Board of Long-Term Care Administrators
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing Home Administrators  Periodic Review in progress
 Closes: 7/27/16
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Assisted Living Facility Administrators  Periodic Review in progress
 Closes: 7/27/16
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Board of Pharmacy
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
Action: Inclusion of diazepam rectal gel in emergency kits
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 7/27/16
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy  Petition for Rulemaking

 Closes: 6/29/16
1 comments
Last comment: 6/28/16 3:06 pm
Board of Social Work
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
Action: Licensure requirements
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 7/27/16
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Board of Veterinary Medicine
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine
Action: Use of the term specialist
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/27/16
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine
Action: Elimination of restriction on practical training only in final year of veterinary school
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/27/16
46 comments
Last comment: 6/29/16 1:33 pm
secretary Independent Agencies
Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
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Workers’ Compensation Electronic Medical Billing
Action: Workers’ Compensation Electronic Medical Billing
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

 Closes: 7/13/16
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Commission on the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program
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Ignition Interlock Regulations
Action: Revised Regulations for Virginia's Ignition Interlock Program
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/13/16
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secretary Natural Resources
State Water Control Board
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Notice of Public Comment - Draft 2016 Water Quality Assessment Guidance Manual  General Notice

 Closes: 7/27/16
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General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit for Discharges From Petroleum Contaminated Sites, Groundwater Remediation and Hydrostatic Tests
Action: Amend and Reissue Petroleum ...GP Regulation
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.

 Closes: 6/29/16
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Last comment: 6/25/16 4:30 pm
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General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit for Non-Contact Cooling Water Discharges of 50,000 Gallons Per Day or Less
Action: Amend and Reissue Non-Contact Cooling Water VPDES GP Regulation
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.

 Closes: 6/29/16
1 comments
Last comment: 6/8/16 2:05 pm
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Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation
Action: Incorporation of Policies, Guidance, Regulations and Clarifications Specific to the VWP Program
Stage: Final

 Closes: 7/13/16
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Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Impacts Less Than One-Half Acre
Action: Incorporation of recent policy and guidance specific to the Virginia Water Protection Permit Program.
Stage: Final   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.

 Closes: 7/13/16
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Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Facilities and Activities of Utility and Public Service Companies Regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or the State Corporation Commission and Other Utility Line Activities
Action: Incorporation of recent policy and guidance specific to the Virginia Water Protection Permit Program
Stage: Final   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.

 Closes: 7/13/16
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Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Linear Transportation Projects
Action: Incorporation of recent policy and guidance specific to the Virginia Water Protection Permit Program
Stage: Final   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.

 Closes: 7/13/16
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Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Impacts from Development Activities
Action: Incorporation of recent policy and guidance specific to the Virginia Water Protection Permit Program
Stage: Final   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.

 Closes: 7/13/16
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secretary Public Safety and Homeland Security
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
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Advertising
Action: Advertising Print and Electronic Media - College Publications
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 6/29/16
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Requirements for Product Approval
Action: Implementing Chapter 404, 2015 Virginia Acts of Assembly--Growlers & Other Board Approved Containers
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 6/29/16
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Requirements for Product Approval
Action: Spirits; labels, definitions and standards of identity
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 7/13/16
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Last comment: 6/16/16 2:48 pm
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Retail Operations
Action: Implementing Two Legislative Mandates: Happy Hour and Related Promotions; Definitions; Exceptions
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 6/29/16
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Retail Operations
Action: Implementing legislative mandates: Mixed Beverage Practices - Retail Operations
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 6/29/16
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Other Provisions
Action: Implementing Chp. 404, 2015 Acts of Assembly: Gifts Given by On-Premises Retail Licensees
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 7/13/16
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Other Provisions
Action: Gifts of Alcoholic Beverages Generally; Exceptions Wine and Beer Tastings; Taxes and Records
Stage: Fast-Track

 Closes: 6/29/16
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Criminal Justice Services Board
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Rules Relating to Compulsory Minimum Training Standards for Dispatchers
Action: Comprehensive Review of Dispatch Regulations
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

 Closes: 7/27/16
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Rules Relating to Compulsory Minimum Training Standards for Noncustodial Employees of the Department of Corrections
Action: Enhance Compulsory Minimum Training Standards - Noncustodial Employees of the Dept. of Corrections
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

 Closes: 7/13/16
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Regulations Governing the Privacy and Security of Criminal History Record Information Checks for Firearm Purchases
Action: Comprehensive Review Security and Criminal History Record Information Checks for Firearm Purchases
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

 Closes: 7/13/16
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secretary Technology
Identity Management Standards Advisory Council
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Proposed IMSAC Guidance Documents on Trust Frameworks and Identity Proofing & Verification  General Notice

 Closes: 7/15/16
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