Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Library of Virginia
Library of Virginia (Library Board)
Regulations Governing the Destruction of Public Records Containing Social Security Numbers [17 VAC 15 ‑ 120]
Review 1146
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 2/24/2012
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department/Board/Commission of the Library of Virginia is conducting a periodic review of VAC citation: 17 VAC 15--120, title of regulation: Elimination of Social Security Numbers in public records.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) ( and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (

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 April 1, and ends on May 31, 2012.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: John Metz, Title: Director,Archives, Records, Collection Services Address: 800 East Broad St.City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23219, Telephone: 804-692-3607, FAX: 804-692-2277, email address:

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 of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 4/1/2012
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 5/31/2012

Comments Received: 2

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (6/22/2012)
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line