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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Psychology
Petition 271
Petition Information
Petition Title Requirements for licensure as a school psychologist-limited
Date Filed 4/13/2018    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Andrew Byrnes 
Petitioner's Request

To amend section 43 to allow an Employment Verification Form from a third party employer contracting to provide psychological services to a local school system.

Agency's Plan

  In accordance with Virginia law, the petition has been filed with the Register of Regulations for publication on May 14, 2018 with a request for comment to be received until June 13, 2018.  The petition will also be posted for comment on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at

 At the next meeting after the comment period, which is scheduled for July 9, 2018, the Board will consider the petition and any comment received to decide whether or not to initiate the rule-making process.

Comment Period Ended 6/13/2018
Agency Decision Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 7/10/2018
Agency Decision Summary

The Board is concerned about the quality of care and the loss of oversight if there is a disconnect between the school system and the psychological services provided. For protection of the children, the Board confirmed the need for accountability to the local school.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, 23233
Email Address:
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