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Motor Carrier Safety Regulations [19 VAC 30 ‑ 20]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Motor Carrier Safety Regulations - Summer 2023 Amendments – FINAL EXEMPT
Action 6281
General Information
Action Summary To grant qualified Virginia law enforcement officers the authority to enforce with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations promulgated by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, with amendments promulgated and in effect as of October 1, 2023, pursuant to the United States Motor Carrier Safety Act found in 49 CFR Part 385 and 49 CFR 395.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but falls within the Executive Branch and will be reviewed by the Governor's Office.
RIS Project Yes  [7635]
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
10068 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/01/2023.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Captain Sean Stewart  / Safety Officer - Motor Carrier
Address: PO Box 27472
Richmond, VA 23261
Email Address:
Phone: (804)278-5303    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-