|Petition Title||Eliminate requirement that initial licensure applicants hold a certificate of clinical competence|
|Date Filed||12/8/2022 [Transmittal Sheet]|
The petitioner requests that the Board amend 18VAC30-21-60(A)(1) to eliminate the requirement that initial licensure applicants hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by ASHA, replacing that requirement with a requirement to hold a master’s degree in speech-language pathology, communication disorders, speech and hearing science, or equivalent.
The petition for rulemaking will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations on January 2, 2023. 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 January 2, 2023 and will close on February 1, 2023. 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 March 14, 2023. The petitioner will be notified of the Board’s decision after that meeting.
|Comment Period||Ended 2/1/2023 39 comments|
|Name / Title:||Leslie L. Knachel / Executive Director|
9960 Mayland Drive
|Telephone:||(804)597-4130 FAX: (804)527-4471 TDD: ()-|