Vol. 27 Iss. 16 - April 11, 2011

Chapter 20
Final Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The following regulatory action is exempt from the Administrative Process Act in accordance with § 2.2-4006 A 4 c of the Code of Virginia, which excludes regulations that are necessary to meet the requirements of federal law or regulations, provided such regulations do not differ materially from those required by federal law or regulation. The Department of State Police will receive, consider, and respond to petitions by any interested person at any time with respect to reconsideration or revision.

Title of Regulation: 19VAC30-20. Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (repealing 19VAC30-20-115).

Statutory Authority: § 52-8.4 of the Code of Virginia; 49 CFR Part 390.

Effective Date: May 11, 2011.

Agency Contact: Lieutenant Colonel Robert Kemmler, Regulatory Coordinator, Department of State Police, Bureau of Administrative and Support Services, P.O. Box 27472, Richmond, VA 23261-7472, telephone (804) 674-4606, FAX (804) 674-2234, or email


The amendment repeals the exemption for private motor carriers operated wholly in intrastate commerce from 49 CFR 390.21, which relates to marking of self-propelled commercial motor vehicles and intermodal equipment. The repeal of 19VAC30-20-115 is necessary to comply with changes in the controlling Federal Motor Carrier Regulations (49 CFR Parts 390 through 397) as permitted by § 52-8.4 of the Code of Virginia.

19VAC30-20-115. Marking of commercial motor vehicles  § 390.21. (Repealed.)

This section does not apply to private motor carriers operated wholly in intrastate commerce, except for private motor carriers subject to a hazardous materials safety permit pursuant to 49 CFR Part 385 Subpart E.

VA.R. Doc. No. R11-2756; Filed March 17, 2011, 3:37 p.m.