Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Regulatory review changes
Action 4475 / Stage 7842
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 5/19/2017  10:59 am  
pdf Agency Statement 2/23/2017    
red ball Governor's Approval Memo 4/26/2017   

Changes to Text No changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
DPB Review Submitted on 2/23/2017
Review Completed: 2/28/2017
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 3/28/2017
Governor's Review Review Completed: 4/26/2017
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 4/26/2017
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 5/29/2017    Volume: 33  Issue: 20
Comment Period Ended 6/28/2017
Effective Date 6/28/2017
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.

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Action 4475:
Regulatory review changes
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (7382) Stage complete. Comment period ended 2/10/2016.
Proposed   (7516) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/2/2016.
Final   (7842) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/28/2017.
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