Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities [22 VAC 40 ‑ 72]    (Repealed)
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
ALF Exempt Action Medication Aides
Action 2992
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action is necessary to implement a recent amendment to ยง 54.1- 3042 of the Code of Virginia by the 2009 Session of the General Assembly (Chapter 133, 2009 Acts of Assembly) that allows an applicant for registration as a medication aide to act as a medication aide on a provisional basis if the person has provided to the Virginia Board of Nursing evidence of successful completion of the education or training course required for registration. The applicant may not act as a medication aide on a provisional basis for more than 120 days before successful completion of any required competency evaluation. However, upon notification that the applicant has failed to successfully complete the written examination after three attempts, the person must immediately cease acting as a medication aide.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Chapter 133, 2009 Acts of Assembly
RIS Project Yes  [001852]
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
5061 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2009.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Judit McGreal  / Program Development Consultant
Address: Division of Licensing Programs
7 North 8th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: ()-    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: (800)828-1120