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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 20. Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter 110. Regulations Governing the Transportation of Hazardous Materials

9VAC20-110-20. Authority for regulations.

A. These regulations are issued under authority of Article 7 (§ 10.1-1450 et seq.) of Chapter 14 of Title 10.1 of the Code of Virginia, Transportation of Hazardous Materials, and Chapter 3.3 (§ 44-146.30) of Title 44 of the Code of Virginia.

B. Section 10.1-1450 of the Code of Virginia assigns the Virginia Waste Management Board the responsibility for promulgating regulations governing the transportation of hazardous materials. Section 44-146.30 of the Code of Virginia also assigns to the board the responsibility for promulgating regulations by which the coordinator will maintain a register of shippers of hazardous radioactive materials and monitor transportation of hazardous radioactive materials within the Commonwealth, that may constitute a significant potential danger to the citizens of the Commonwealth in the event of accidental spillage or release.

C. The board is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations designating the manner and method by which hazardous materials shall be loaded, unloaded, packed, identified, marked, placarded, stored and transported, such rules to be no more restrictive than any applicable federal laws or regulations.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1450 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 11, eff. March 20, 1996; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 19, eff. July 2, 2003.

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