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Regulation Governing the Employment of Minors on Farms, in Gardens and in Orchards [16 VAC 15 ‑ 50]
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On this Periodic Review

Review Announcement

Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018) and ยงยง 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 16 VAC 15-50: Regulation Governing the Employment of Minors on Farms, in Gardens and in Orchards.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018). http://TownHall.Virginia.Gov/EO-14.pdf

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form.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 July 8, 2019 and ends on July 29, 2019.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: Holly Trice, Title: Regulatory Coordinator, Address: 600 E. Main Street, Suite 207, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23219, Telephone: 804-786-2641, FAX: 804-371-6524, 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 both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.

CLOSED     Opened on 7/8/2019 and Ended on 7/29/2019

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