Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia [8 VAC 20 ‑ 81]
Fast-Track Regulatory Action to Strike “Component” and Align Regulatory ...
Action 5882 / Stage 9498
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 2/8/2022  1:33 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 12/3/2021    
pdf Attorney General Certification 12/17/2021    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 1/10/2022    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 1/13/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/13/2022   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 12/3/2021
Review Completed: 12/17/2021
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 12/22/2021
Review Completed: 1/12/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Education Review Completed: 1/12/2022
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 1/13/2022
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/13/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/14/2022    Volume: 38  Issue: 13
Comment Period Ended 3/16/2022
Effective Date 4/1/2022
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jim Chapman  / Regulatory and Legal Coordinator
Address: James Monroe Bldg., 25th Floor
101 N. 14th St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2540    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-


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Action 5882:
Fast-Track Regulatory Action to Strike “Component” and Align Regulatory Language with Federal Requirements
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (9498) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/01/2022.
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