Vol. 35 Iss. 21 - June 10, 2019

Chapter 40
Final Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The Virginia Fire Services Board is claiming an exemption from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act in accordance with § 2.2-4006 A 4 a of the Code of Virginia, which excludes regulations that are necessary to conform to changes in Virginia statutory law or the appropriation act where no agency discretion is involved. The board will receive, consider, and respond to petitions by any interested person at any time with respect to reconsideration or revision.

Titles of Regulations: 19VAC15-20. Regulations Establishing Certification Standards for Fire Inspectors (repealing 19VAC15-20-10 through 19VAC15-20-1100).

19VAC15-30. Regulations Establishing the Certification Standards for Fire Investigators (repealing 19VAC15-30-10 through 19VAC15-30-1970).

19VAC15-40. Regulations Governing the Certification of Instructors Providing Training at Local Fire Training Facilities (repealing 19VAC15-40-10 through 19VAC15-40-110).

Statutory Authority: § 9.1-203 of the Code of Virginia.

Effective Date: September 1, 2019.

Agency Contact: Mohamed G. Abbamin, MPA, Policy Manager, Department of Fire Programs, 1005 Technology Park Drive, Glen Allen, VA 23059, telephone (804) 249-1982, or email


The amendments repeal fire inspector training requirements (19VAC15-20), fire investigator training requirements (19VAC15-30), and the requirements for the instructors at local fire training facilities (19VAC15-40) because the agency no longer regulates such training.

VA.R. Doc. No. R19-5945; Filed April 25, 2019, 4:04 p.m.