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Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Optometry
chapter
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry [18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Action:
Volunteer practice by out-of-state optometrists
 
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 740 of the 2002 Acts of the Assembly mandates that the board promulgate regulations for an out-of-state practitioner to be licensed to volunteer his services to a non-profit organization that has no paid employees and offers health care to underprivileged populations throughout the world. Regulations set forth the information and documentation that must provided prior to such service to ensure compliance with the statute.
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
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1736 Emergency Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 7/18/2003.
1737 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 9/11/2002.
1965 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 2/28/2003.
2194 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/2/2003.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: leslie.knachel@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4508    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.