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Department of Health Professions
Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Regulations Governing the Practice of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology [18 VAC 30 ‑ 21]
Results of periodic review
General Information
Action Summary The Board has completed a periodic review of regulations for Chapter 21 and is proposing amendments to: 1) reorganize and clarify certain provisions for ease of understanding and compliance; 2) eliminate unnecessary provisions such as posting of a license in every location; 3) add a pathway for licensure in audiology based on one’s graduate degree and passage of the examination; and 4) add a requirement for a report from the National Practitioner Data Bank for applicants for initial licensure and reactivation or reinstatement of a license that has been inactive or lapsed for five or more years.
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  [7007]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Dated 5/19/2020
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
9476 Fast-Track Governor's office review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)597-4130    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.