Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners [18 VAC 90 ‑ 40]
Practice revisions
General Information
Action Summary Amends requirements for prescriptive authority for nurse practitioners consistent with legislative changes from HB346
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [003350]
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
6279 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 5/7/2014 and was extended until 11/6/2014.
6728 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/21/2014.
7166 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/15/2015.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.