Vol. 35 Iss. 17 - April 15, 2019

Chapter 31
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

Notice is hereby given in accordance with § 2.2-4007.01 of the Code of Virginia that the Board of Housing and Community Development intends to consider amending 13VAC5-31, Virginia Amusement Device Regulations. The purpose of the proposed action is to update the regulation to incorporate by reference the 2018 editions of the nationally recognized American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards. This action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act in accordance with subdivision A 12 of § 2.2-4006 of the Code of Virginia.

In addition, pursuant to Executive Order 14 (as amended, July 16, 2018) and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia, the Board of Housing and Community Development is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of this regulation to determine whether this regulation should be terminated, 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; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The agency intends to hold a public hearing on the proposed action after publication in the Virginia Register.

Statutory Authority: § 36-98.3 of the Code of Virginia.

Public Comment Deadline: May 15, 2019.

Agency Contact: Kyle Flanders, Senior Policy Analyst, Department of Housing and Community Development, Main Street Centre, 600 East Main Street, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 786-6761, FAX (804) 371-7090, TTY (804) 371-7089, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R19-5883; Filed March 21, 2019, 9:51 a.m.