Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Cemetery Board
Cemetery Board Regulations [18 VAC 47 ‑ 20]
Special Interments of Human Remains & Pets of Deceased Humans
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the planned regulatory action is to make clarifying changes, incorporate language as necessary to implement new statutory requirements for interment of pets (Chapter 500 of the Acts of the 2014 General Assembly), ensure consistency with State law and to make any other changes which may be considered necessary.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004107]
Associated Mandates Special interments of human remains & pets of deceased humans
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7019 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/05/2014.
7204 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/06/2015.
7462 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Anika Coleman  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8552    FAX: (866)826-8863    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.