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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Medicine
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Genetic Counselors [18 VAC 85 ‑ 170]
Action:
Temporary licensure
 
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed regulatory action is to clarify that if a person fails the licensure examination for genetic counseling, his active candidate status is terminated and he is no longer eligible for a temporary license. However, if an applicant passes the examination, he may continue to practice with his temporary license until his permanent license has been issued.
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  [005422]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
no
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8308 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/10/2019.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: william.harp@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.