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Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing [18 VAC 90 ‑ 19]
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Chapter Information
Description This chapter sets out the requirements for licensure, renewal, and practice of registered nurses and practical nurses.
State Authority Sections 54.1-2400 and Chapter 30 of Title of Title 54.1
Federal Authority none
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 None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Reduction in late fee for inactive licensure Final Stage complete. Becomes effective on 5/31/2017.
Renewal fee reduction Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/3/2017.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate New Chapters 19 and 27 and Repeal Chapter 20 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/24/2017.