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Petition 309
Petition Information
Petition Title Change in required internship hours with couples and families
Date Filed 9/16/2019    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner David and Suzanne Mikkelson 
Petitioner's Request

To amendment section 18VAC115-50-55 to reduce the required internship number of hours of experience with couples and families from 200 of the 240 to 120 of the required 240 hours.

Agency's Plan

In accordance with Virginia law, the petition will be filed with the Register of Regulations and published on October 14, 2019 with comment requested until November 13, 2019.  It will also be placed on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall and available for comments to be posted electronically.


At its first meeting following the close of comment, which is scheduled for February 7, 2010, the Board will consider the request to amend regulations and all comment received in support or opposition.  The petitioner will be informed of the board’s response and any action it approves.


Comment Period Ended 11/13/2019
Agency Decision Pending    

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