Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations of the Board of Nursing (Repealed) [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]
Amendment to name tag requirement
General Information
Action Summary A petition for rulemaking requested an amendment to allow use of first name and last initial on a name tag for nurses in all settings. The Board’s intent is to gather additional information about requirements in other states and other boards in Virginia and to solicit comment from employers.
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 Yes  [004985]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Amend name identification requirement
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7775 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 2/22/2017.
7881 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 9/22/2017.
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.