Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Board
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
chapter
Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services [12 VAC 35 ‑ 105]
Action:
Add Licensed Behavior Analysts to the Definition of Licensed Mental Health Professional
 
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action is in compliance with Chapter 572 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly, which directs the State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to promulgate regulations within 280 days to include ‘licensed behavior analyst’ (LBAs) in the definition of licensed mental health professional (LMHPs).
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [005447]
Associated Mandates Amend the definition of LMHPs in Ch. 105 to includ LBAs
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8267 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/29/2018.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulatory Affairs
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: ruthanne.walker@dbhds.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)371-4609    TDD: (804)371-8977

This person is the primary contact for this board.