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Petition 223
Petition Information
Petition Title Acceptance of dental programs accredited by CDAC (Canada)
Date Filed 4/20/2015    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Mandepp Sood 
Petitioner's Request

Amend 18VAC60-20-60 to accept dental school programs accredited by Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC) since there is an existing reciprocal agreement between CDAC and Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association (CODA) to bilaterally recognize programs that are accredited by either of these commissions.

Agency's Plan

The Board will publish the petition on May 18, 2015 and ask for public comment until June 9, 2015.  The petition and any comment will be considered by the Board at its meeting scheduled for June 12, 2015.

Comment Period Ended 6/9/2015
Agency Decision Initiate a regulatory change [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 6/15/2015
Agency Decision Summary

The petition and public comment, including a letter of support from the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), was considered by the Board on June 9, 2015.  The Board’s decision was to amend its regulation by a fast-track action.


Associated regulatory action Recognition of Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada
Latest Stage: Fast-Track

Contact Information
Name / Title: Elaine Yeatts  / Agency Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Henrico, 23233
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