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Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
2023 Amendment and Reissuance of the Existing Regulation
Action 5616 / Stage 9872
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 1/24/2023  5:42 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 12/1/2022    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 12/1/2022    
pdf Attorney General Certification 12/12/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/21/2022   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 12/1/2022
Review Completed: 12/12/2022
Result: Certified
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 12/21/2022
Governor Review Completed: 12/21/2022
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/22/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/16/2023    Volume: 39  Issue: 11
Comment Period No comment period held for this exempt action/stage.
Effective Date 4/1/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Joseph Bryan 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Ste 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)659-2659    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-


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Action 5616:
2023 Amendment and Reissuance of the Existing Regulation
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9086) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/12/2020.
Proposed   (9660) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/16/2022.
Final   (9872) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/01/2023.
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