2/7/2023 1:28 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: Erin Barrett


Agency Contact: Jaime Hoyle

Executive Director


Contact Address: Department of Health Professions

9960 Mayland Drive

Suite 300

Henrico, 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 10/04/2022
Petitioner Michael Moates
 Petitioner's Request
The petitioner requests that the Board amend its regulations to register out of state providers from locations that do not participate in the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact to engage in the practice of psychology via telehealth in Virginia. 
 Agency Plan
The petition for rulemaking will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations on October 24, 2022. The petition will also be published on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at www.townhall.virginia.gov to receive public comment, which will open on October 24, 2022 and will close on November 23, 2022. The Board will consider the petition and all comments in support or opposition at the next meeting after the close of public comment, currently scheduled for December 6, 2022. 
Publication Date 10/24/2022  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 11/23/2022
 Agency Decision
Take no action
Agency Response Date 02/07/2023
 Agency Decision Text
The Board takes no action on this petition as it is beyond the legal scope of the Board to create a new registration category.