Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy [18 VAC 85 ‑ 31]    (Repealed)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Establishes the qualifications for licensure of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, requirements for renewal or reinstatement, and standards of practice.
State Authority Chapter 29 of Title 54.1
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1) Achieve a high level of satisfaction for application and renewal processes for all licensed practitioners.

2) Achieve revision of regulations to be more reflective of current practice of physical therapy.
Meetings See all meetings (4) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 6603 W. Broad Street
5th floor
Richmond, VA 23230-1712
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)662-9908    FAX: (804)662-9943    TDD: (804)662-7197
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Increase in fees Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/12/2000.
Regulatory review changes and inactive licensure Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/13/2000.