Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Library of Virginia
Library of Virginia (Library Board)
Standards for Recorded Permanent Instruments [17 VAC 15 ‑ 61]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Promulgate a new regulation governing Standards for Recorded Permanent Instruments
Action 3967
General Information
Action Summary The proposed regulatory action simplifies the rules in that they would be combined into one regulation. Currently, they are spread out over three regulations, which will be repealed. The language in the planned regulation would be simplified, the organization would be improved, and obsolete sections would be removed.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 17 VAC 15-61 Standards for Recorded Permanent Instruments Promulgate New Regulation
Other chapters
  17 VAC 15 - 60 Standards for Plats
  17 VAC 15 - 70 Standards for Recorded Instruments
  17 VAC 15 - 80 Standards for Paper for Permanent Circuit Court Records
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003761]
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
6571 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/17/2013.
6836 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/05/2014.
7301 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/25/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Glenn Smith  / Records & Information Management Analyst
Address: Library of Virginia
800 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)692-3604    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.