Vol. 35 Iss. 21 - June 10, 2019

Chapter 20
Final Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The following regulatory action is exempt from Article 2 of 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 (amending 19VAC30-20-80).

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

Effective Date: July 10, 2019.

Agency Contact: Lieutenant Sean Stewart, Assistant Safety Officer, Motor Carrier Division, Department of State Police, P.O. Box 27472, Richmond, VA 23261, telephone (804) 278-5303, or email


The amendment updates the effective date of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations promulgated by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that are incorporated for compliance and enforcement purposes.

19VAC30-20-80. Compliance.

Every person and commercial motor vehicle subject to the Motor Carrier Safety Regulations operating in interstate or intrastate commerce within or through the Commonwealth of Virginia shall comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations promulgated by the United States Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, with amendments promulgated and in effect as of October 1, 2018 July 1, 2019, pursuant to the United States Motor Carrier Safety Act found in 49 CFR Parts 366, 370 through 376, 379, 380 Subpart E, 382, 385, 386 Subpart G, 387, 390 through 397, and 399, which are incorporated in these regulations by reference, with certain exceptions.

VA.R. Doc. No. R19-6017; Filed May 17, 2019, 4:20 p.m.