9/20/2021 1:21 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 Psychology
Regulatory Coordinator: Elaine J. Yeatts


Agency Contact: Jaime Hoyle

Executive Director


Contact Address: Department of Health Professions

9960 Mayland Drive

Suite 300

Richmond, VA 23233
Chapter Affected:
18 vac 125 - 20: Regulations Governing the Practice of Psychology
Statutory Authority: State: Chapter 36 of Title 54.1

Date Petition Received 09/20/2021
Petitioner Diana Rexach
 Petitioner's Request
To amend requirements for residency in school psychology to accept five years of experience working as a school-psychologist limited in lieu of 1,500 hours of a supervised residency.
 Agency Plan
In accordance with Virginia law, the petition has been filed with the Register of Regulations for publication on October 11, 2021 with a request for comment to be received until November 11, 2021.  The petition will also be posted for comment on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at www.townhall.virginia.gov.    At the next meeting after the comment period, which is scheduled for December 14, 2021, the Board will consider the petition and any comment received to decide whether or not to initiate the rule-making process. The Board will inform the petitioner of its decision after the comment period is concluded and the Board has made its decision.  
Publication Date 10/11/2021  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 11/11/2021