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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Substance Abuse Practitioners [18 VAC 115 ‑ 60]
New regulations to establish licensure requirements, standards of practice and fees for substance abuse treatment practitioners.
General Information
Action Summary The Board proposes new regulations establishing education, experience and examination requirements for licensure of substance abuse treatment practitioners, to include fees and standards of ethical practice as required by statutory mandate.
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 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 associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
117 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 1/7/1998.
118 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/15/1999.
463 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/19/1999.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.