Legislative Action Alert!

Posted on Feb 19, 2020 in Advocacy


The Department for Professional and Occupational Regulation is evaluating several licensure or certification programs, including Certified Interior Designers to determine whether continued regulation is needed.  A series of public hearings have been scheduled to receive public comment as part of the evaluation process.  

Stay tuned for the announcement of the date and time for an informational webinar prior to the public hearings that will be hosted by IIDA, ASID, and CIDQ to answer further questions.

Please mark your calendar to attend one (or more) of the public hearings listed below.  Your presence is important!  You don’t need to speak, just be present in favor of continued certification.

What you can do now:

  1. Attend informational webinar March 10, 3pm est. Email advocacy.iidavawv@gmail.com for an invitation link.
  2. Mark your calendar to attend one (or more) public hearing(s)
  3. Email advocacy.iidavawv@gmail.com with the hearing you will be attending so that we can organize attendees.


March 20, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation 
Conference Center, Board Room #2
9960 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA 23233

March 23, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.
James Madison University Festival
Conference & Student Center – Alleghany Room
1303 Carrier Drive. MSC 4201
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

April 17, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m. 
Virginia Highlands Community College – 
Instruction & Student Center, Room 130
130 VHCC Drive
Abingdon, VA 24212

May 21, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m. 
Chesapeake City Hall – Council Chambers, 1 st Floor
306 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

May 27, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m. 
Fairfax City Hall – Council Chambers, City Hall Annex Room 100
10455 Armstrong Street
Fairfax, VA 22030


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