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Regulations Governing the Practice of Behavior Analysis [18 VAC 85 ‑ 150]
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Chapter Information
Description Sets forth requirements for initial licensure of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts, fee schedules, requirements for continuing competency, scopes of practice, supervisory responsibilities, and professional standards of conduct.
State Authority ยงยง 54.1-2400 and and 54.1-2957.16
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect public health and safety by adoption of regulations for the licensure of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts which are reasonable but ensure minimal competency and adherence to professional standards of conduct.

Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
increase in hours of CE Final Final Adoption period is underway and will end on 3/8/2017.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Initial regulations for licensure Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/7/2014.