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Showing: 66 actions/stages approved by the Governor in the last 90 days for all agencies and boards. Where the stage type is Emergency,Emergency/NOIRA,Fast-Track,NOIRA,Proposed,Final
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Board Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Shooting Enclosures
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 205]
Action: Repeal of 2 VAC 5-205
Stage: Fast-Track
Virginia Grade Standards for Breeder Swine
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 270]
Action: Repeal of 2 VAC 5-270
Stage: Fast-Track
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Virginia Imported Fire Ant Quarantine for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 315]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Expand imported fire ant quarantine to include certain counties in southeastern Virginia
Stage: Final
Regulations for Enforcement of the Noxious Weeds Law
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 317]
Action: Amend noxious weed list
Stage: Final
Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law – Thousand Cankers Disease Quarantine
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 318]
Action: Repeal of 2 VAC 5-318
Stage: Fast-Track
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations Pertaining to the Establishment of the Dangerous Dog Registry
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 620]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amendments to reflect Chapter 464 of the 2021 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I
Stage: Final
Board Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of Directors
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Other Provisions
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
Action: Industrial Permit Fees
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects Regulations
[18 VAC 10 ‑ 20]
Action: General Review of Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Board Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Home Inspector Licensing Regulations
[18 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Action: SB 607 Amendment
Stage: Final
Board Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations
[18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Action: Amendment to the instructor training program
Stage: Proposed
Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations
[18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Action: Lower Cosmetology Training to 1,000 Hours
Stage: Final
Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations
[18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Action: Temporary License Extension
Stage: Fast-Track
Board State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
[12 VAC 35 ‑ 105]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amendments to ensure that licensing and human rights regulations support high-quality mental health services.
Stage: Final
Operation of the Individual and Family Support Program
[12 VAC 35 ‑ 230]
Action: Amendments to establish criteria and annual funding priorities through the Annual Funding Program Guidelines and ensure public input.
Stage: Final
Board Cemetery Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Cemetery Board Rules and Regulations
[18 VAC 47 ‑ 20]
Action: General Review of Cemetery Board Rules and Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Cemetery Board Rules and Regulations
[18 VAC 47 ‑ 20]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
2024 Cemetery Board Temporary Fee Reduction
Stage: Final
Board Board for Contractors
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Individual License and Certification Regulations
[18 VAC 50 ‑ 30]
Action: Eligibility Requirement Amendment
Stage: Proposed
Board Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Rules Relating to Compulsory Minimum Training Standards for Dispatchers
[6 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
Action: Comprehensive Review and Update of the Compulsory Minimum Training Standards for Dispatchers
Stage: NOIRA
Board Board of Dentistry
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
[18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Action: Training requirements for botulinum toxin injections for cosmetic purposes
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA
Board State Board of Education
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 81]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulatory Changes to Align with 2024 Differentiated Monitoring and Support Report
Stage: Final
Virginia Standards of Accreditation
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 132]
Action: Revisions to the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia
Stage: Proposed
Board Virginia Employment Commission
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Required Records and Reports
[16 VAC 5 ‑ 32]
Action: Amendment to the Required Records and Reports for Virginia employers
Stage: Fast-Track
Board State Board of Health
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 410]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Adopt regulations setting forth the requirements for emergency room personnel security training
Stage: Final
Board Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulation Governing Juvenile Secure Detention Centers
[6 VAC 35 ‑ 101]
Action: Amend Regulation Governing Juvenile Secure Detention Centers to Add Provisions Pertaining to Community Placement Programs
Stage: NOIRA
Regulation Governing Juvenile Data Requests and Research Involving Human Subjects
[6 VAC 35 ‑ 170]
Action: Periodic Review of the Regulation Governing Juvenile Data Requests and Research Involving Human Subjects
Stage: NOIRA
Board Manufactured Housing Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Manufactured Housing Licensing and Transaction Recovery Fund Regulations
[13 VAC 6 ‑ 20]
Action: Regulatory Reduction Consideration Pursuant to EO19
Stage: NOIRA
Board Marine Resources Commission
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to the Taking of Striped Bass
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 252]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Management measures to comply with ASMFC Addendum II to Amendment 7 and additional changes to season and aquaculture language
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to Amberjack and Cobia
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 510]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amending the cobia aquaculture permitting process
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to Summer Flounder
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 620]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Summer Flounder Recreational Minimum Size Limit Increase
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to Black Sea Bass
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 950]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Establishing the 2024 black sea bass season and aquaculture amendments
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to Licensing Requirements and License Fees
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 1090]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amending regulatory language so that the shellfish relay fee only needs to be paid one time each calendar year.
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to Atlantic Menhaden
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 1270]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Establish a quota and license transfer system for the menhaden purse seine bait sector to address the requirements of 391(D) of the 2024 Commonwealth of Virginia Budget Bill.
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to Restrictions on the Harvest of Shellfish and in Condemned Shellfish Areas
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 1290]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amending the Shellfish Relay Fee Language
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to General Oyster Planting Ground Lease Renewal Fee
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 1350]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amending Chapter 1350 Pertaining to General Oyster Planting Ground Lease Renewal Fee
Stage: Final
Board Board of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Administration of Medical Assistance Services
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 20]
Action: Provider Appeals Update
Stage: Fast-Track
Eligibility and Appeals
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 110]
Action: Client Appeals Update
Stage: Fast-Track
Waivered Services
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 120]
Action: CCC Plus WAIVER
Stage: Final
Board Board of Medicine
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations for Licensure of Occupational Therapists
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 80]
Action: Implementation of the OT Compact
Stage: Final
Board Board of Nursing
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing
[18 VAC 90 ‑ 19]
Action: Fee Increase 2024
Stage: NOIRA
Board Board of Pharmacy
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Allowance for centralized warehouser or wholesale distributor to verify Schedule VI drugs for automated dispensing devices in hospitals
Stage: Proposed
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Exemption of automated dispensing devices stocked solely with emergency or stat-use medications from certain requirements of 18VAC110-20-555
Stage: Proposed
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Increase in fees
Stage: NOIRA
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Pharmacists and Registration of Pharmacy Technicians
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 21]
Action: 2022 Pharmacists initiating treatment
Stage: Proposed
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations Governing Pharmaceutical Processors
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 60]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Repeal of pharmaceutical processor regulations pursuant to statutory change
Stage: Final
Board Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Parking and Traffic
[8 VAC 105 ‑ 11]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Repeal 8VAC105-11
Stage: Final
Board Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Professional Boxing and Wrestling Event Regulations
[18 VAC 120 ‑ 40]
Action: General Review of Virginia Professional Boxing and Wrestling Events Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Board Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations for the Geology Certification Program
[18 VAC 145 ‑ 40]
Action: General Review of Regulations for the Geology Certification Program
Stage: NOIRA
Board Real Estate Appraiser Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Real Estate Appraiser Board Rules and Regulations
[18 VAC 130 ‑ 20]
Action: General Review of Real Estate Appraiser Board Rules and Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Appraisal Management Company Regulations
[18 VAC 130 ‑ 30]
Action: General Review of Appraisal Management Company Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Board Real Estate Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Virginia Real Estate Board Licensing Regulations
[18 VAC 135 ‑ 20]
Action: General Review of Virginia Real Estate Board Licensing Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Fair Housing Regulations
[18 VAC 135 ‑ 50]
Action: General Review of Fair Housing Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Board State Board of Social Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Child Protective Services
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 705]
Action: Remove Notary Requirement for Consent to Central Registry System Check
Stage: Final
Board Board of Social Work
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
[18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Action: Reduction in CE hours for continuation of approval to be a supervisor
Stage: Final
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
[18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Action: Acceptance of APA approved trainings as CE providers
Stage: NOIRA
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
[18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Action: 2022 Periodic Review changes to section 37
Stage: NOIRA
Board Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Impounding Structure Regulations
[4 VAC 50 ‑ 20]
Action: Amend Provisions of Impounding Structure Regulations Following Periodic Review
Stage: NOIRA
Board Department of Transportation
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Access Management Regulations
[24 VAC 30 ‑ 73]
Action: NOIRA and Periodic Review
Stage: Proposed
Secondary Street Acceptance Requirements
[24 VAC 30 ‑ 92]
Action: Amendment due to Ch. 425 of the 2022 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Proposed
Board Board of Veterinary Medicine
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine
[18 VAC 150 ‑ 20]
Action: Reduction of requirements for licensure by endorsement
Stage: NOIRA
Board State Water Control Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for Sewage Discharges Less Than or Equal to 1,000 Gallons Per Day
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 110]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
CH110- 2026 Amendment and Reisuance of Existing Regulation
Stage: NOIRA
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Seafood Processing Facilities
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 115]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
CH 115- 2026 Amendment and Reissuance of the Existing Regulation
Stage: NOIRA
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Nonmetallic Mineral Mining
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 190]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Chapter 190 2024 Amendment and Reissuance of the Existing General Permit Regulation
Stage: Final
Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 210]
Action: Amendments Establishing Criteria for Water Auditing Plans and Leak Detection and Repair Plans and Requiring Applications to Include Plans
Stage: Proposed
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Water Quality Management Planning Regulation
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 720]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amendment to add six new TMDL wasteload allocations in the James River Basin (9VAC25-720-60 A) and Roanoke River Basin (9VAC25-720-80 A).
Stage: Final
Board Board of Wildlife Resources
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Game: In General
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Adding Section 310: GPS Tracking collars for bear and deer hunting with dogs
Stage: Proposed
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Game: In General
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Adding Section 320: Reasonable efforts for deer and bear hunting with dogs.
Stage: Proposed
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