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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor And Employment
Agency 25. Safety And Health Codes Board
Chapter 220. Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention of the SARS-CoV-2 Virus that Causes COVID-19
12/3/2021

16VAC25-220-20. Effective dates.

A. Adoption process.

1. This chapter shall take effect upon review by the Governor, and if no revisions are requested, filing with the Registrar of Regulations and publication in a newspaper of general circulation published in the City of Richmond, Virginia.

2. If the Governor's review results in one or more requested revisions to the chapter, the Safety and Health Codes Board shall reconvene to approve, amend, or reject the requested revisions.

3. If the Safety and Health Codes Board approves the requested revisions to the chapter as submitted, the chapter shall take effect upon filing with the Registrar of Regulations and publication in a newspaper of general circulation published in the City of Richmond, Virginia.

4. Should the Governor fail to review the chapter under subdivision A 1 of this section within 30 days of its approval by the Safety and Health Codes Board, the board will not need to reconvene to take further action, and the chapter shall take effect upon filing with the Registrar of Regulations and publication in a newspaper of general circulation published in the City of Richmond, Virginia.

B. The Governor reviewed this chapter under subdivision A 1 of this section, and the requirements of this chapter shall take effect on September 8, 2021, except where otherwise noted.

C. The requirements for 16VAC25-220-70 shall take effect on October 8, 2021.

D. The training requirements in 16VAC25-220-80 shall take effect on November 7, 2021.

Statutory Authority

§ 40.1-22 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 13, eff. January 27, 2021; amended, Virginia Register Volume 38, Issue 3, eff. September 8, 2021.

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