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Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board

[REPEALED] Public Participation Guidelines [16 VAC 25 ‑ 10]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation provides information on the process the Board will use to gather information and provide opportunities for the public to participate at every stage in the regulatory process.
State Authority Sections 40.1-6 , 40.1-22 , and 2.2-4007 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (P.L. 91-596)
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. Provide and publish a fair process for adopting regulations and gaining public participation in rule-making and public meetings.

2. The protection of the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
3. Ensure that the public is informed of any new regulations or amendments to existing regulations and that the public has the opportunity to provide comments on the changes throughout the process.
Meetings See all meetings (4) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: John Crisanti  / Planning and Evaluation Manager
Address: Department of Labor and Industry
Powers-Taylor Building, 13 South Thirteenth Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-4300    FAX: (804)786-8418    TDD: (804)786-2376
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Model Public Participation Guidelines
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/01/2008.
Periodic Review and NOIRA Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/01/2003.

Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
7/23/2007 Retain As Is
4/23/2001 Amend