Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists
Regulations for the Geology Certification Program [18 VAC 145 ‑ 40]
General Review of Regulations for the Geology Certification Program
Action 6300 / Stage 10098
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA)  
red ball Preliminary Draft Text 4/23/2024  3:46 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/22/2023   (modified 4/5/2024)    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 4/15/2024   

DPB Review
Submitted on 8/23/2023
Review Completed: 9/7/2023
Secretary Review Secretary of Labor Review Completed: 10/12/2023
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 4/15/2024
Governor Review Completed: 4/15/2024
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 4/16/2024
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 5/6/2024    Volume: 40  Issue: 19
Comment Period Ended 6/5/2024
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kathleen R. Nosbisch  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8514    FAX: (866)465-6206    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 6300:
General Review of Regulations for the Geology Certification Program
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NOIRA   (10098) Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/05/2024.
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