Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing [18 VAC 90 ‑ 19]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Repeal of provisions for registration of clinical nurse specialists
General Information
Action Summary Pursuant to Chapter 157 of the 2021 Acts of the Assembly, the Code sections authorizing registration of clinical nurse specialists under the Board of Nursing were repealed. Therefore, amendments are necessary to repeal or amend all sections referencing clinical nurse specialists in Chapter 19 for the practice of nursing.
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  [6891]
Associated Mandates Licensure of clinical nurse specialists
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
9352 Final Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (10/11/2021).
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.