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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Optometry
chapter
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry [18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Action:
Periodic review
 
General Information
Action Summary In addition to editorial changes, the Board will consider deletion of unnecessary or unenforceable rules, addition of a limitation on the number of times an applicant can take and fail the licensing examination before additional education is necessary, and addition of specificity about evidence of continued competency required for licensure by endorsement and reinstatement. For reinstatement of a lapsed license, the Board will also consider requiring evidence of any disciplinary or malpractice action and, if the applicant is licensed in another state, evidence of a current, unrestricted license.
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  [005114]
Associated Periodic Review 8/9/2016
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7871 NOIRA Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (5/29/2017).
 
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.