Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Department of Labor and Industry
Virginia Hours of Work for Minors [16 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Review 473
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 1/3/2000
Notice of Periodic Review

Notice of Periodic Review of Regulation Pursuant to Executive Order 25 (98)

Pursuant to Executive Order Number 25 (98), the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry has scheduled the regulation listed below for review. The agency will conduct this review to determine whether the regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained as written. If any changes are deemed necessary, DOLI will file the appropriate documentation as required by the Administrative Process Act (APA) (ยง 9-6.14:1 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).


Regulation Title: 16 VAC 15-40-10 et seq. Virginia Hours of Work for Minors

Description: Sets forth the number of hours per week, the maximum hours per day, and the hours during the day that minors under the age of 16 may work in connection with any gainful employment.

DOLI seeks public comment regarding the following questions:

1. Does the regulation meet the following goals?

- Protect the health, welfare, and safety of the minors of the Commonwealth by establishing maximum limits on the hours of work which minors under the age of 16 are allowed to work.

- Protect the public's health, safety and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. Is the regulation written clearly and understandably?


Written and electronically submitted comments on any of the listed regulations may be submitted from January 3, 2000 through January 23, 2000. Comments should be sent to Bonnie R. Hopkins, Regulatory Coordinator, Department of Labor and Industry, 13 South Thirteenth Street, Richmond, VA 23219, (804) 371-2631; Fax (804) 371-6524 or e-mail
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 1/3/2000
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 1/23/2000

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (not yet submitted)
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #437: Amendment of regulation to incorporate federal standards for the Fair Labor Standards Act and to incorporate an exception found in the Code of Virginia.
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line