Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Behavior Analysis [18 VAC 85 ‑ 150]
increase in hours of CE
Action 4331
General Information
Action Summary The Advisory Board on Behavior Analysis recommended that the Board of Medicine amend renewal requirements to match the continuing education required by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board. The amendments would change continuing education requirements from 24 hours for the biennial renewal to 32 hours for behavior analysts and from 16 to 20 hours for assistant behavior analysts. Four of those hours must be in ethics relating to professional practice.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004296]
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
7174 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/30/2015.
7461 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/23/2016.
7752 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/08/2017.
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.