GENERAL NOTICES/ERRATA
Vol. 33 Iss. 12 - February 06, 2017

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

Notice of Periodic Review and Small Business Impact Review

Pursuant to Executive Order 17 (2014) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services is currently reviewing each of the regulations listed below to determine whether it should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. The review of each regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 17 (2014) and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia. Each regulation will be reviewed to determine whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

2VAC5-195, Prevention and Control of Avian Influenza in the Live-Bird Marketing System

Agency Contact: Dr. Carolynn Bissett, Program Manager, Office of Veterinary Services, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 786-4560, FAX (804) 371-2380, or email carolynn.bissett@vdacs.virginia.gov.

2VAC5-220, Virginia Horse Breeder Incentive Program

Agency Contact: Heather Wheeler, Business and Marketing Specialist, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 371-8993, FAX (804) 371-7786, or email heather.wheeler@vdacs.virginia.gov.

2VAC5-318, Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law – Thousand Cankers Disease

2VAC5-325, Regulations Governing Pine Shoot Beetle

2VAC5-390, Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Seed Law

2VAC5-450, Rules and Regulations Relating to the Virginia Plants and Plant Products Inspection Law

Agency Contact: Debra Martin, Program Manager, Office of Plant Industry Services, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 786-3515, FAX (804) 371-7793, or email debra.martin@vdacs.virginia.gov.

2VAC5-600, Regulations Pertaining to Food for Human Consumption

Agency Contact: Ryan Davis, Program Manager, Office of Dairy and Foods, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 786-8910, FAX (804) 371-7792, or email ryan.davis@vdacs.virginia.gov.

The comment period begins February 6, 2017, and ends February 27, 2017.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/Forums.cfm. Comments may also be sent to the agency contacts listed above.

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

Colonial Trail W Solar, LLC Notice of Intent Small Renewable Energy (Solar) Project Permit by Rule - Surry County

Colonial Trail W Solar, LLC, has provided the Department of Environmental Quality a notice of intent to submit the necessary documentation for a permit by rule for a small renewable energy project (solar) in Surry County pursuant to 9VAC15-60. The proposed project will be located to the northwest of the intersection of Colonial Trail (Route 10) and Hollybush Road (Route 618) in Surry County. The project will have a maximum generating capacity of 100 megawatts alternating current (AC) across roughly 1250 acres on multiple parcels. There is an existing transmission line bisecting the property and a new substantion is proposed to be built to connect to the grid.

Contact Information: Mary E. Major, Department of Environmental Quality, 629 East Main Street, P.O. Box 1105, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 698-4423, FAX (804) 698-4510, or email mary.major@deq.virginia.gov.

Citizen Nomination of State Surface Waters - Annual Water Quality Monitoring Plan

Purpose of guidance document: This document provides detailed guidance on implementation of § 62.1-44.19:5 F of the Code of Virginia that provides for requests from the public regarding specific segments that should be included in the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) annual Water Quality Monitoring Plan.

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality contact: Questions concerning this document should be addressed to the contact person listed at the end of this notice.

Background on the guidance document: Section 62.1-44.19:5 F of the State Water Control Law directs DEQ to provide a procedure for citizens of the Commonwealth to nominate portions of lakes, streams, and rivers of Virginia for water quality monitoring by DEQ. Citizens can send nominations to DEQ via the procedures described in this notice. Nominations received by April 30, 2017, will be considered for inclusion in DEQ's annual monitoring plan for the 2018 calendar year. The monitoring plan will be finalized after considering the citizen's nominations for inclusion. DEQ will respond to each request in writing, stating the reasons for accepting or denying each nomination. DEQ's response is due by August 31 for nominations received between January 1 and April 30.

Process to request additional monitoring: Any person may request that a specific body of water be included in DEQ's annual water quality monitoring plan. Each request received between January 1 and April 30 shall be reviewed when DEQ develops or updates the annual water quality monitoring plan. Such requests shall include, at a minimum (i) a geographical description of the water body recommended for monitoring, (ii) the reason the monitoring is requested, and (iii) any water quality data that the petitioner may have collected or compiled. Please see the nominating form (Attachment 1).

Please note that the monitoring program covered by this process is directed at the surface waters of the state. Private ponds, privately owned lakes, and any other body of water not deemed to be "state waters" are ineligible.

Nominations can be submitted by mail, fax, email, or hand delivered to the receptionist's desk at DEQ's Central Office, 629 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia.

Use of the nomination form shown in Attachment 1 is preferred. All nominations with the minimum information outlined above will be accepted for review.

Timeline: Nominations received between January 1, 2017, and April 30, 2017, will be considered for inclusion in DEQ's water quality monitoring plan for the following calendar year (2018). DEQ will respond in writing on its approval or denial of each nomination by August 31, 2017. The DEQ 2018 monitoring plan will be made available for public inspection. A notice of availability of the annual monitoring plan will be placed in the Virginia Register and posted on DEQ's website at http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Water.aspx.


ATTACHMENT 1

REQUEST TO INCLUDE A WATER SEGMENT IN DEQ'S ANNUAL MONITORING PLAN

Name:

 

Date:

 

Mailing Address:

 

Street

City:

 

State:

 

Zip:

 

E-mail address:

 

 

Telephone: Home:

 

Business:

 

Fax:

 

Geographic description of the water body:

(1) Name of the water body or segment proposed for monitoring:

 

(2) Description of the upstream and downstream boundaries of the water body proposed for monitoring. Attach a map (preferably a photocopy of a 7.5 minute quad USGS topographic map) which delineates the boundaries:

 

(3) Reason for requesting that this water body be monitored:

 

(4) Attach any water quality data that you have collected or compiled. Include the name of the organization/entity that generated the data.

Contact Information: Stuart Torbeck, Department of Environmental Quality, 629 East Main Street, P.O. Box 1105, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 698-4461, FAX (804) 698-4032, or email charges.torbeck@deq.virginia.gov.

STATE BOARD OF HEALTH

Notice of Periodic Review and Small Business Impact Review

Pursuant to Executive Order 17 (2014) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Health is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of 12VAC5-545, Regulations for the Nurse Educator Scholarship. The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 17 (2014).

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins February 6, 2017, and ends February 27, 2017.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/Forums.cfm. Comments may also be sent to Adrienne McFadden, MD, JD, Director, Office of Health Equity, Virginia Department of Health, 109 Governor Street, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 864-7435, FAX (804) 864-7440, or email adrienne.mcfadden@vdh.virginia.gov.

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.

VIRGINIA LOTTERY

Director's Orders

Director's Order Number Thirteen (17)

Certain Virginia Lottery Scratch Games; End of Games.

In accordance with the authority granted by §§ 2.2-4002 B 15 and 58.1-4006 A of the Code of Virginia, I hereby give notice that the following Virginia Lottery instant games will officially end at midnight on January 20, 2017:

Game 1726

Season's Winnings

Game 1725

Holiday Riches

Game 1724

Tacky Sweater

Game 1723

Sneak a Peak

Game 1722

Festive $50s

Game 1712

Turkey Payout

Game 1701

Thrills, Chills & $50 Bills

Game 1682

Give Me $100s

Game 1663

$500 Frenzy

Game 1658

Cash In A Flash

Game 1655

5X The Money (TOP)

Game 1638

Cash Multiplier (TOP)

Game 1631

Mustache Cash

Game 1582

Queen of Hearts (TOP)

Game 1550

Jewels 7's

Game 1497

All About The Benjamins (TOP)

Game 1428

Wild Number Bingo

Game 1343

Lucky Cherry Slots

The last day for lottery retailers to return for credit unsold tickets from any of these games will be March 6, 2017. The last day to redeem winning tickets for any of these games will be July 19, 2017, 180 days from the declared official end of the game. Claims for winning tickets from any of these games will not be accepted after that date. Claims that are mailed and received in an envelope bearing a postmark of the United States Postal Service or another sovereign nation of July 19, 2017, or earlier, will be deemed to have been received on time. This notice amplifies and conforms to the duly adopted State Lottery Board regulations for the conduct of lottery games.

This order is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours at the Virginia Lottery headquarters, 900 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia, and at any Virginia Lottery regional office. A copy may be requested by mail by writing to Director's Office, Virginia Lottery, 900 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

This Director's Order becomes effective on the date of its signing and shall remain in full force and effect unless amended or rescinded by further Director's Order.

STATE MILK COMMISSION

Notice of Periodic Review and Small Business Impact Review

Pursuant to Executive Order 17 (2014) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the State Milk Commission is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of 2VAC15-20, Regulations for the Control and Supervision of Virginia's Milk Industry. The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 17 (2014).

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins February 6, 2017, and ends February 27, 2017.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/Forums.cfm. Comments may also be sent to Crafton Wilkes, Administrator, Oliver Hill Building, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 102 Governor Street, Room 206, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 786-2013, FAX (804) 371-8700, or email crafton.wilkes@vdacs.virginia.gov.

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.

STATE WATER CONTROL BOARD

Proposed Consent Order for Fauquier County Public Schools

An enforcement action has been proposed for the Fauquier County Public Schools in Fauquier County. The consent order describes a settlement to resolve violations of State Water Control Law and the applicable regulations associated with the Mary Walter Elementary School Sewage Treatment Plant. A description of the proposed action is available at the Department of Environmental Quality office named below or online at www.deq.virginia.gov. Daniel Burstein will accept comments by email at daniel.burstein@deq.virginia.gov, FAX at (703) 583-3821, or postal mail at Department of Environmental Quality, Northern Regional Office, 13901 Crown Court, Woodbridge, VA 22193, from February 7, 2017, through March 13, 2017.

Proposed Consent Special Order for
W. Henry Hardy Inc.

An enforcement action has been proposed with W. Henry Hardy Inc. for violations in Danville, Virginia. The special order by consent will address and resolve violations of environmental law and regulations. A description of the proposed action is available at the Department of Environmental Quality office named below or online at www.deq.virginia.gov. Jerry Ford, Jr. will accept comments by email at jerry.ford@deq.virginia.gov or postal mail at Department of Environmental Quality, Blue Ridge Regional Office, 3019 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, VA 24019, from February 6, 2017, to March 8, 2017.

Proposed Consent Special Order for
Larry Himelright

An enforcement action has been proposed for Larry Himelright for violations in Warren County, Virginia. The State Water Control Board proposes to issue a special order by consent to Larry Himelright to address noncompliance with the State Water Control Law and Regulations. A description of the proposed action is available at the Department of Environmental Quality office named below or online at www.deq.virginia.gov. Kristen Sadtler will accept comments by email at kristen.sadtler@deq.virginia.gov, FAX (804) 698-4277, or postal mail at Department of Environmental Quality, Central Office, P.O. Box 1105, Richmond, VA 23218, from February 6, 2017, to March 7, 2017.

Proposed Consent Order for the Town of Saltville

An enforcement action has been proposed for the Town of Saltville for violations in Smyth County, Virginia. The proposed consent order contains a schedule to address inflow and infiltration problems within the town's sewage collection system. A description of the proposed action is available at the Department of Environmental Quality office named below or online at www.deq.virginia.gov. Ralph T. Hilt will accept comments by email at ralph.hilt@deq.virginia.gov, FAX at (276) 676-4899, or postal mail at Department of Environmental Quality, Southwest Regional Office, 355-A Deadmore Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, from February 7, 2017, to March 8, 2017.

VIRGINIA CODE COMMISSION

Notice to State Agencies

Contact Information: Mailing Address: Virginia Code Commission, General Assembly Building, 201 North 9th Street, 2nd Floor, Richmond, VA 23219; Telephone: Voice (804) 786-3591; Email: varegs@dls.virginia.gov.

Meeting Notices: Section 2.2-3707 C of the Code of Virginia requires state agencies to post meeting notices on their websites and on the Commonwealth Calendar at http://www.virginia.gov/connect/commonwealth-calendar.

Cumulative Table of Virginia Administrative Code Sections Adopted, Amended, or Repealed: A table listing regulation sections that have been amended, added, or repealed in the Virginia Register of Regulations since the regulations were originally published or last supplemented in the print version of the Virginia Administrative Code is available at http://register.dls.virginia.gov/documents/cumultab.pdf.

Filing Material for Publication in the Virginia Register of Regulations: Agencies use the Regulation Information System (RIS) to file regulations and related items for publication in the Virginia Register of Regulations. The Registrar's office works closely with the Department of Planning and Budget (DPB) to coordinate the system with the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall. RIS and Town Hall complement and enhance one another by sharing pertinent regulatory information.