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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 20. State Board of Elections
Chapter 10. Public Participation Guidelines
10/26/2020

1VAC20-10-90. Public Hearings on Regulations.

A. The board shall indicate in its notice of intended regulatory action whether it plans to hold a public hearing following the publication of the proposed stage of the regulatory action.

B. The board may conduct one or more public hearings during the comment period following the publication of a proposed regulatory action.

C. An agency is required to hold a public hearing following the publication of the proposed regulatory action when:

1. The Governor requests the board to hold a public hearing; or

2. The board receives requests for a public hearing from at least 25 persons during the public comment period following the publication of the notice of proposed regulatory action.

D. Notice of any public hearing shall be posted on the State Board of Elections website or on Town Hall and Commonwealth Calendar at least seven working days prior to the date of the hearing. The board shall also notify those persons who requested a hearing under subdivision C 2 of this section.

Statutory Authority

§ 24.2-103 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 26, Issue 23, eff. July 19, 2010; amended, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 09, eff. December 30, 2013.

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