Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Regulations for the Control of Motor Vehicle Emissions in the Northern Virginia Area [9 VAC 5 ‑ 91]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Program Coordinator (Rev. MO)
Action 4018
General Information
Action Summary The proposed amendments are being made to conform to state law. Chapters 216 and 824 of the 2012 Acts of Assembly authorized the Director of DEQ to enter into an agreement to designate a program coordinator to implement all inspection programs, except those utilizing remote sensing. It also stipulated that the Director shall determine the services to be provided by the program coordinator and the amount to be paid to the program coordinator for such services. In addition, Chapter 348 of the 2013 Acts of Assembly provides for the electronic transmittal of certain documents and Chapter 634 of the 2013 Acts of the Assembly provides for the exemption from testing for certain hybrid vehicles.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2012 Acts - Chapters 216 and 824 and 2.2-4006 A 4 a of the Code
RIS Project Yes  [003775]
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
6657 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/28/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mary E. Major 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4423    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: (804)698-4021