Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Regulatory review clarification
General Information
Action Summary The Board is recommending consideration of amendments that will eliminate unnecessary provisions of the regulations, clarify others that have raised questions for licensees or the public and specify the use of the term “active practice.”
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 No project yet assigned to this action
Result of Periodic Review Dated 9/1/2001
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1654 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 6/19/2002.
1906 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 1/31/2003.
2347 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/25/2004.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4621    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.