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Code of Virginia
Title 28.2. Fisheries and Habitat of the Tidal Waters
Chapter 2. General Provisions
5/28/2020

§ 28.2-209. Publication of proposed regulations.

No regulation of general application shall be promulgated until the express terms or a summary including a statement of purpose and substance of the proposed regulation has been published by and at the expense of the agency at least once in daily papers published and having general circulation in Richmond, Norfolk, and Newport News. If the regulation has only local application, a similar notice shall be published in daily or weekly papers, whichever have greater circulation in the locality in which the regulation applies. A copy of every regulation shall be filed in the office of the Commission and open to public inspection. Such publication and filing shall be not less than fifteen days prior to the day on which the public hearing is scheduled. The published notice shall state the time, place, and nature of the hearing.

1962, c. 406, § 28.1-24; 1984, c. 187; 1988, c. 364; 1992, c. 836; 2001, c. 599.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.