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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Medicine
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Genetic Counselors [18 VAC 85 ‑ 170]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Conforming to 2021 legislation - repeal of conscience clause
 
General Information
Action Summary Amendments in regulations for the practice of genetic counselors will delete subsection B of section 150 relating to implementation of the conscience clause, which was repealed by the 2021 General Assembly in SB1178.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006
RIS Project Yes  [6846]
Associated Mandates Deletion of conscience clause
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
9315 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/2021.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: william.harp@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.