6/16/2016 2:03 pm
Date / Time filed with the Register of Regulations
VA.R. Document Number: R____-______
Virginia Register Publication Information

Transmittal Sheet: Response to Petition for Rulemaking
Initial Agency Notice
Agency Decision
Promulgating Board: Board of Dentistry
Regulatory Coordinator: Elaine J. Yeatts


Agency Contact: Sandra Reen

Executive Director


Contact Address: Department of Health Professions

9960 Mayland Drive

Suite 300

Richmond, VA 23233
Chapter Affected:
18 vac 60 - 21: Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
Statutory Authority: State:

Date Petition Received 06/16/2016
Petitioner Deborah R. Blanchard, DDS
 Petitioner's Request
The request is to elimination the requirement for posting of a copy of a dentist's registration issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration to avoid opportunity for individuals to use the number for illegal purposes.  
 Agency Plan
The petition will be published on July 11, 2016 in the Register of Regulations and also posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at www.townhall.virginia.gov to receive public comment ending August 10, 2016.  The request to amend regulations and any comments for or against the petition will be considered by the Board at its meeting scheduled for September 16, 2016.
Publication Date 07/11/2016  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 08/10/2016