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Accountancy, Board for
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Amendments to Public Participation Guidelines Chap 795 (2012)

Aging and Rehabilitative Services, Department for
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Amend ALF Assessment regulations to comport with changes pursuant to the 2022 Appropriation Act Item 335 (2022) 5732 /

Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Industrial Hemp Extract Intended for Human Consumption Chap 659 (2020), Chap 660 (2020) 5576 / Proposed
Regulations Governing the Use of Grades, Trademarks, Brands, and Other Markings for Agricultural Products Chap 317 (2020)
Pet shop regulations Chap 1284 (2020) 5677 / Proposed
Dangerous Dog Registry Chap 464 (2021)
Industrial hemp registration fee structure Chap 110 (2021)

Air Pollution Control Board
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Air Emissions Control - CAIR and CAMR Chap 867 (2006), Chap 920 (2006) 1809 / NOIRA
Clean Economy Act - Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Certain Electricity Generating Units Reduction Chap 1193 (2020), Chap 1194 (2020)
Revisions to State Air Pollution Control Board's authority Chap 356 (2022)

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Improving customer expectations and agency customer service Chap 412 (2015)
Limited distiller's license Chap 695 (2015)
Games of Skill Chap 1217 (2020), Chap 1277 (2020) 5525 / Emergency

Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors, Virginia Board for
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Chap 819 (2009) 3086 / Final

Aviation Board, Virginia
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Take-off and landing unmanned aircraft on land owned by a political subdivision or locality of the Commonwealth Chap 345 (2020) 5697 / Proposed

Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, State Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Emergency Authority for Behavioral Health Expansion and ASAM Criteria Item 318 (2020) 5565 / Proposed
5564 / Proposed
5563 / Proposed
Amendments to align with the Family First Prevention Service Act (FFPSA) Item 318 (2021) 5849 / Proposed

Charitable Gaming, Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments Chap 982 (2020)

Conservation and Development of Public Beaches, Board on
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Public Beach Grant Regulations Chap 79 (2003), Chap 89 (2003), Chap 844 (2001), Chap 656 (1989)

Counseling, Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Licensure of art therapists Chap 301 (2020) 5656 / Proposed

Criminal Justice Services, Department of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
2012 Legislation to Establish Minimum Training Standards for Juvenile Corrections Officers Chap 140 (2012) 4304 /
Licensure of Private Security Services; Waiver of Certain Prohibitions Chap 561 (2016)
Special Conservators of the Peace; Registration and Appointment Requirements Chap 551 (2016) 5832 / NOIRA
Special conservators of the peace; authority. Chap 792 (2018) 5832 / NOIRA
Detector canines and detector canine handlers; training and database Chap 535 (2020) 5724 /
Criminal Justice Training and Standards Item 403 (2020) 5665 / NOIRA
Waiver process for use of certain military property Chap (2020) 5725 /
Professional standards of conduct and procedures for decertification Chap (2020) 5723 /

Dentistry, Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Requirements for digital scan technicians Chap 37 (2020), Chap 220 (2020) 5600 / NOIRA

Education, State Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Policies related to FERPA Chap 139 (2015)
Teacher licensure; endorsement in dual language instruction pre-kindergarten through grade six Chap 391 (2018) 5258 / Proposed
Screening and Identification of Students for Gifted Programs - Update to the Gifted Regulations Chap 871 (2020) 5325 / NOIRA
Instruction in Cultural Competency for Initial Licensure and Renewal of a License Chap 23 (2021), Chap 24 (2021) 5748 / NOIRA
Legislative mandate to establish the same requirements on restraint and seclusion for private special education day schools as those for public schools Chap 552 (2021), Item 138 (2021) 5915 /
5848 /
Transfer of child care background check regulations from DSS to DOE Chap 860 (2020), Chap 861 (2020) 5879 / NOIRA
Background check portability Chap 251 (2021), Chap 510 (2021) 5879 / NOIRA
Mandate to standardize instructional time across grades K-12 Chap 552 (2020) 5945 /
5970 /
Mandate to require that every public school conduct a lock-down drill at least once during the first 20 days of each school session Chap 26 (2021) 5946 /
Expand licensure reciprocity to spouses of reserve members of the armed forces Chap 546 (2022) 5971 /

Environmental Quality, Department of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Small Renewble (Water Related) Energy Projects; DEQ to develop procedure permitting construction and operation - SEE PURPOSE NOTE Chap 808 (2009), Chap 854 (2009) 3501 /

Forensic Science Board
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Amending DNA Data Bank Regulation Chap 193 (2015)
Marijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties Chap 550 (2021), Chap 551 (2021)
Code Amendments Replacing References to the Local Inmate Data System with DFS DNA Data Sample Tracking System Chap 41 (2022), Chap 42 (2022) 5975 /

Funeral Directors and Embalmers, Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Requirements for licensing of funeral directors and embalmers Chap 943 (2020) 5635 / Final
Preneed funeral contracts funded by life insurance or annuity contracts Chap 18 (2022)

General Services, Department of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Amendments to Public Participation Guidelines Chap 795 (2012) 5588 / Fast-Track

Health, State Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Continuing Care Retirement Communities; Admission to Nursing Home Beds Chap 433 (2013)
Implementation of Voluntary Electronic Monitoring in Nursing Home Residents' Rooms Chap 674 (2013), Chap 682 (2013) 4084 /
COPN - Transfer of nursing facility beds and CCRC open admission periods Chap 515 (2013)
COPN - Amendments to Conditions of Existing Certificates Chap 460 (2013)
Hospital Stillbirth Policies Chap 661 (2015) 4499 /
Amend Disease Reporting and Control Regulations to make Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome a reportable condition Chap 280 (2017)
Amend Disease Reporting and Control Regulations concerning reporting of Healthcare Associated Infections Chap 293 (2019) 5208 / Proposed
Promulgate Regulations for Use of Greywater and Rainwater Chap 817 (2018) 5542 / NOIRA
Amending the regulations for the Immunization of School Children Chap 1223 (2020) 5924 / NOIRA
Promulgating Emergency regulations for Inpatient hospitals to report the admission source of any individuals meeting the criteria for voluntary or involuntary psychiatric commitment Item 307 (2020) 5821 / Emergency/NOIRA
Promulgating regulations certifying community health workers Chap 363 (2020) 5625 / NOIRA
Promulgating regulations requiring all public safety answering points (PSAPs) within the Commonwealth to provide training that educates telecommunicators on the importance of high-quality CPR and the Chap 1068 (2020), Chap 1069 (2020)
Develop regulations to establish standards for review and approval of sexual assault survivor treatment plans Chap 725 (2020) 5543 / NOIRA
Amend regulation to eliminate the requirement for court order to amend the sex on the individual’s birth certificate Chap 465 (2020), Chap 466 (2020)
Allow Emergency Medical Services agencies in medically underserved areas to transport patients to 24-hour urgent care facilities or appropriate medical care facility other than hospital Chap 930 (2020)
Amending regulations in accordance with Task Force recommendations Chap 1271 (2020)
Amend regulations to include provisions for Nurse Loan Repayment Chap 238 (2021)
Promulgate regulations related to prescription drug pricing transparency reporting Chap 304 (2021) 5819 / Emergency/NOIRA
Amend regulations related to supervision requirements for home health Chap 470 (2021) 5783 / NOIRA
Amend regulations related to use of intelligent personal assistants at nursing facilities and hospitals Chap 219 (2021) 5939 /
Amend regulations concerning designated support persons for hospice and hospitals Chap 220 (2021)
Amend regulations to require protocols for clergy visits Chap 525 (2021) 5939 /
5940 /
5940 /
Amend regulations to require protocol for treatment and discharge of individuals experiencing a substance-use related emergency Chap 233 (2021) 5939 /
Behavioral Health Plan - promulgate regulations regarding the Behvaioral Health Repayment Program Item 295 (2021)
Home Care Organization Branch Offices Chap 105 (2018) 5352 / NOIRA
Emergency Department Reporting; Severity Code Chap 342 (2022)
Amend regulations to create access to minor's health records through online portals by hospitals Chap 218 (2022)
Amend regulations to allow for expansion of bed availability in nursing homes or hospitals in case of emergency Chap 772 (2022), Chap 712 (2022) 5982 /
5983 /
5984 /
5984 /
Amend regulations for timeframe and evidence required to amend death certificates Chap 116 (2022), Chap 117 (2022)
Amend regulations to remove fee for stillborn certificates Chap 171 (2022)
Amend regulations to remove requirement for certified food protection manager on site during all operational hours Chap 393 (2022)
Amend regulations to add in training component for hotel staff for human trafficking Chap 751 (2022)
Amend regulations for minimum hospital requirements for voluntarily installed newborn safety devices Chap 80 (2022), Chap 81 (2022)
Amend regulations regarding onsite treatment pump-out systems in accordance with the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act in certain localities Chap 486 (2022)
Amend regulations to include providing information on financial assistance to patients Chap 678 (2022), Chap 679 (2022)
Amend regulations to include Maximum Contaminant Levels in compliance with EPA recommendations Chap 585 (2022)
Amend regulations for renewal for HCOs to not include financial documents and to be completed every 3 years Chap 172 (2022)
Amend regulations to remove HCO triennial audit requirement Chap 215 (2022)

Higher Education for Virginia, State Council of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Regulations for Cybersecurity Student Loan Repayment Program Item 141 (2018)
Veteran Student Transition Grant Fund and Program Chap 636 (2020)
Regulation of Out of State Postsecondary Distance Education Providers Chap 380 (2020) 5705 / Final
5391 / Final
Prohibition on Use of Arbitration Agreements by Private Postsecondary Schools Chap 1135 (2020)

Housing and Community Development, Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Christmas Tree Fire Safety Chap 138 (2004) 1512 / Emergency
Installation and maintenance of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms Chap 41 (2018)
Uniform Statewide Building Code and Statewide Fire Prevention Code: Locking Devices, Barricade Devices, and other Safety Measures in Public Buildings Chap 533 (2020)

Juvenile Justice, Department (Board) of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Regulations Governing Housing of Youth Pursuant to Contracts with Federal Government Chap 599 (2020) 5617 / NOIRA

Labor and Industry, Department of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
On-the-Job Training Program Requirements Chap 1204 (2020), Chap 1242 (2020) 5701 / Proposed

Local and Regional Jails, State Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Establish minimum standards for health care services in local, regional, and community correctional facilities. Chap 695 (2019), Chap 696 (2019)

Lottery Department, State
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
[Superseded by 2020 legislation] Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming, penalties, report. Chap 789 (2019)

Medical Assistance Services, Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
CCC Plus Item 306 (2016) 4781 / Proposed
5184 /
5184 /
No Coverage of Overtime Hours for CD Personal Assistance, Respite, and Companion Services Item 306 (2016) 4634 /
CCC Plus Waiver Item 306 (2016) 4781 / Proposed
FFS Supplemental Payments and Hospital Assessment Item 303 (2018) 5100 / Proposed
Service Authorization Item 303 (2018) 5172 / Emergency/NOIRA
Average Commercial Rate for Physicians Affiliated with Type One Hospital Item 313 (2020) 5623 /
LTSS Screening Chap 304 (2020), Chap 365 (2020) 5661 / Emergency
Adult Dental Item 313 (2020) 5751 /
HB/SB 902 Preadmission Screening Chap 365 (2020) 5675 / Emergency
Client Appeals Updates Item 317 (2021) 5767 / Emergency/NOIRA
Private Duty Nursing Services Item 313 (2021) 5795 / Emergency/NOIRA
Paid Sick Leave Chap 449 (2021) 5805 /
Supplemental Payments for Freestanding Children's Hospitals Item 313 (2020) 5830 /
Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services Item 313 (2021) 5831 / Fast-Track
Cardinal Care Managed Care Program Item 304 (2022) 5932 /

Medicine, Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Licensure of surgical assistants Chap 1222 (2020) 5639 / Final
5639 / Final
OT Compact Chap 242 (2021) 5797 / Emergency/NOIRA
Certification of surgical technologists Chap 230 (2021) 5639 / Final

Nursing, Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
New regulation of licensed certified midwives Chap 200 (2021) 5801 / NOIRA

Pharmacy, Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Registration of agents for patients and wholesale distribution of cannabidioil and THC-A oil products; changes in employment and timing of growing cannabis Chap 690 (2019) 5398 /
5397 /
Training of pharmacy technicians Chap 102 (2020), Chap 237 (2020) 5603 / Final
Permits for dispensing facilities Chap 1278 (2020) 5629 /
Pharmacists initiating treatment Chap 731 (2020) 5604 / Final
Pharmacists initiating treatment Chap 214 (2021) 5861 / Proposed

Psychology, Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Psychology Compact Chap 1162 (2020) 5567 / Final

Social Services, State Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Child day centers and family day homes; regulations, national background check required, report. Chap 758 (2015) 5077 /
5077 /
Child day centers and family day homes; regulations, national background check required, report. Chap 758 (2015) 5077 /
5077 /
Kinship Foster Care; Removal of Child from Physical Custody of Kinship Foster Parent Chap 257 (2014)
Storage & Preservation of Adoption Files Chap 10 (2018)
Child care providers; criminal history background check; sunset and contingency. Chap 278 (2018), Chap 146 (2018) 5077 /
Child care providers; criminal history background check; penalty. Chap 189 (2017), Chap 751 (2017) 5077 /
Temporary delegation of parental or legal custodial powers; child-placing agency. Chap 297 (2019) 5369 / NOIRA
Foster care omnibus. Chap 446 (2019) 5369 / NOIRA
Family First Prevention Services Act; statutory alignment. Chap 282 (2019), Chap 688 (2019) 5369 / NOIRA
Child welfare mandates. Chap 631 (2016) 5370 / NOIRA
5369 / NOIRA
Shaken baby syndrome; distribution of information. Chap 551 (2010) 5370 / NOIRA
5369 / NOIRA
Budget Bill Chap 780 (2016), Item 346 (2016) 5369 / NOIRA
Foster care agreements; rights of foster parent; dispute resolution. Chap 336 (2019) 5383 / Proposed
Adoption Chap 377 (2022) 5976 /
Child abuse and neglect; valid complaint. Chap 366 (2022) 5979 /
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. Chap 829 (2020) 5979 /
Kinship foster care; notice and appeal Chap 561 (2022), Chap 562 (2022)

Social Work, Board of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Licensure of music therapists Chap 103 (2020), Chap 233 (2020) 5704 / Proposed

State Board of Elections
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
SAVE Program Citizenship Database Chap 686 (2013)
Split Precincts Chap 264 (1971)

Taxation, Department of
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Exemptions for certain farm animals' medicines Chap 331 (2006), Chap 361 (2006) 2184 /
Exemption for Medicines and Drugs for Hospitals Chap 217 (2006) 2194 / NOIRA
Personal Exemption Amount Increased Chap 67 (2005), Chap 3 (2004)
Exemptions, Exclusions, Subtractions, and Additions Chap 3 (2004)
Extension for Filing Income Tax Returns Chap 100 (2005)
Gift Sales for Nonresidents and Bad Debt Accountin Chap 355 (2005) 2195 / NOIRA
Exemption for Transfers to Partnerships and LLCs Chap 93 (2005)
Qualified Equity and Subordinated Debt Investments Tax Credit Chap 614 (2004), Chap 853 (2009)
Individual Income Tax Returns Chap 544 (2004)
Intangible Holding Company Addback Chap 3 (2004) 2327 / NOIRA
Retail Sales and Use Tax; Bad debt Chap 3 (2004) 4503 /
Credit for sales taxes paid to other states Chap 3 (2004) 4503 /
Fuels for domestic consumption Chap 3 (2004) 4503 /
Manufacturing and Processing Chap 3 (2004) 2239 / NOIRA
Printing Chap 821 (2004) 2198 / NOIRA
Retail Sales and Use Tax; Returned goods Chap 3 (2004) 4503 /
Retail Sales and Use Tax; Schools and colleges Chap 536 (2004)
Retail Sales and Use Tax; Telephone calling card Chap 60 (2004)
Additional tax paid by grantor Chap 626 (2004)
Filing Threshold and Personal Exemption Amounts for Individual Income Tax Chap 527 (2007), Chap 543 (2007)
Recordation Exemptions for Merging LLCs Chap 639 (2007), Chap 233 (2007)
Qualified Equity and Subordinated Debt Investments Tax Credit; Qualified Businesses Chap 853 (2009)
Qualify Disposition of Real Property Chap 508 (2009)
Foodstuff Fabrication Chap 36 (2009) 2243 / NOIRA
Retail Sales and Use Tax: Contractors Respecting Real Estate Chap 119 (2010)
Cigarette Tax: Affixing of Stamps by Stamping Agent Chap 701 (2010)

Water Control Board, State
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Confined Animal Feeding Operations - VPA Program Chap 0375 (2003) 1649 /
Authority to issue and enforce permits, etc. related to air and water pollution (VPDES) Chap 557 (2008), Chap 276 (2008)
Authority to issue and enforce permits, etc. related to air and water pollution (VPA) Chap 557 (2008), Chap 276 (2008)
Authority to issue and enforce permits, etc. related to air and water pollution (Ground Water withdrawal) Chap 557 (2008), Chap 276 (2008)
Authority to issue and enforce permits, etc. related to air and water pollution (VWP) Chap 557 (2008), Chap 276 (2008)
Authority to issue and enforce permits, etc. related to air and water pollution Chap 557 (2008), Chap 276 (2008)
Flow Rate Capacity and Velocity Requirements for Erosion and Sediment Control Plans Chap 66 (2016)
Groundwater Withdrawal Incentives for Use of Surficial Aquifer in Eastern Shore Groundwater Management Area Chap 755 (2019) 5341 / Final
Stormwater and Erosion and Sediment Control; Acceptance of Plans in Lieu of Plan Review. Chap 812 (2020)
Regional Water Resource Planning Chap 1105 (2020) 5627 / NOIRA
Construction of Nonagricultural Irrigation Wells in Groundwater Management Area Chap 670 (2020) 5636 / Proposed
Modify Fee Schedule for Nutrient Credit Certification Program Item 377 (2021) 5740 / NOIRA
Amend or modify to change the statewide permit fee schedule supporting the Virginia Stormwater Management Program Item 377 (2021) 5741 / NOIRA
Amend or modify the fee schedule for conducting erosion and sediment control plan reviews for solar projects Chap 497 (2021), Item 377 (2021) 5742 / NOIRA
Water Auditing and Leak Detection and Repair Plans for Withdrawals of Surface or Ground Water Chap 100 (2021) 5816 / NOIRA
Revisions to State Water Control Board's authority Chap 356 (2022) 5986 / Final
5980 / Final
5988 /
Occoquan policy revision Chap 567 (2022) 5980 / Final
Stormwater management; proprietary best management practices Chap 32 (2022) 5986 / Final
Virginia Stormwater Management Programs; regional industrial facility authorities Chap 160 (2022) 5986 / Final

Workers' Compensation Commission
Title Legislation ActionID / Latest Stage
Determining number & geographic areas of "communities" across Virginia Chap 456 (2015) 4470 / Emergency/NOIRA
Workers' compensation medical fee schedules Chap 279 (2016)