Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Acupuncturists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 110]
Inactive licensure
Action 16
General Information
Action Summary The proposed amendments establish inactive licensure for acupuncturists pursuant to the specific authority granted in the Code of Virginia by Chapter 469 of the 1998 Acts of the Assembly. The amended regulations set forth the qualifications, fees and requirements for reactivation of an inactive license or reinstatement of a lapse license which include continuing competency as evidenced by recertification by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
28 Proposed
29 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/28/1998.
490 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 01/05/2000 before DPB completed its review.
494 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/16/2001.
1231 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/06/2001.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Erin Barrett  / Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
Address: Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4688    FAX: (804)915-0382    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.