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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 7. Virginia Code Commission
Chapter 10. Regulations for Filing and Publishing Agency Regulations

1VAC7-10-40. Form and style of regulations.

A. The registrar shall develop a manual to advise agencies regarding the form and style of regulations and the codification of regulations.

B. The registrar shall provide procedures stipulating how agencies shall prepare and file with the registrar's office (i) regulations, (ii) regulation submission packages and other information concerning regulatory actions, or (iii) other information requested by the registrar for publication in the Virginia Register of Regulations or the Virginia Administrative Code.

C. Pursuant to § 30-150 of the Code of Virginia, the registrar may omit from publication in the Virginia Register of Regulations or inclusion in the Virginia Administrative Code (i) effective date clauses, (ii) severability clauses, (iii) purpose statements, and (iv) provisions that are nonregulatory in nature, such as a defined word, term, or phrase that is not used in the regulatory text.

D. The registrar may accept any of the items or provisions listed in subsection C of this section if the agency establishes a need to the satisfaction of the registrar.

Statutory Authority

§ 2.2-4104 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 9, eff. January 1, 2016.

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