Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Board
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
chapter
Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services [12 VAC 35 ‑ 105]
Action:
Add Licensed Behavior Analysts to the Definition of Licensed Mental Health Professional
 
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action is in compliance with Chapter 572 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly, which directs the State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to promulgate regulations within 280 days to include ‘licensed behavior analyst’ (LBAs) in the definition of licensed mental health professional (LMHPs).
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005447]
Associated Mandates Amend the definition of LMHPs in Ch. 105 to includ LBAs
Periodic Review Requirement No, this action does not satisfy the Periodic Review requirement.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8267 Fast-Track Governor's office review in progress.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily Bowles  / Legal Coordinator, Office of Licensing
Address: 1220 Bank Street
P.O. Box 1797
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: emily.bowles@dbhds.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)225-3281    FAX: (804)692-0066    TDD: (804)371-8977

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.