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Petition 253
Petition Information
Petition Title Clarification of rules for anesthesia and sedation
Date Filed 1/15/2017    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Dr. Jacqueline Carney 
Petitioner's Request

To amend 18VAC60-21-280, 18VAC60-21-291, and 18VAC60-21-301, relating to administration and monitoring of sedation and anesthesia

Agency's Plan

The petition will be published on February 6, 2017 in the Register of Regulations and also posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at to receive public comment ending March 8, 2017.  The request to amend regulations and any comments for or against the petition will be considered by the Board at the first scheduled meeting after close of comment, which will be March 10, 2017.

Comment Period Ended 3/8/2017
Agency Decision Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 3/10/2017
Agency Decision Summary

The petition was considered by the Board at its meeting on March 10, 2017. While its decision was to take no action at this time, the petitioner's comments and suggestions were referred to the Regulatory/Legislative Committee for further review and consideration.  The Board will consider whether there are gaps in its regulations or if additional clarification of its rules for sedation and anesthesia is needed.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Sandra Reen  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, 23233
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Telephone: (804)367-4437    FAX: (804)527-4428    TDD: ()-