Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Geology (This board has been merged into Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists)
[REPEALED] Public Participation Guidelines
[18 VAC 70 ‑ 11]
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 8/24/2011
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2.-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Board for Geology is conducting a periodic review of VAC citation: 18 VAC 70-11, title of regulation: Public Participation Guidelines.
The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) (http://www.governor.virginia.gov/Issues/ExecutiveOrders/2010/EO-14.cfm) and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?000+cod+2.2-4007.1).
The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.
The comment period begins Sptember 12, 2011, and ends on October 3, 2011.
Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/Forums.cfm. Comments may also be sent to Name: David E. Dick, Title: Executive Director, Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23233, Telephone: (804) 367-8595, FAX: (866) 350-5354, email address: Geology@dpor.virginia.gov.
Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 9/12/2011
begins on the publication date and ends on 10/3/2011
Comments Received: 0
Retain the regulation with no changes
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line