Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Petition 400
Petition Information
Petition Title Amend 18VAC90-27-60(A)(4) regarding faculty requirements
Date Filed 10/18/2023    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Leah Jaquez 
Petitioner's Request

The petitioner requests that the Board amend 18VAC90-27-60(A)(4) to allow nurses with 20 years or more of experience to serve as faculty for nursing education programs.

Agency's Plan

The petition for rulemaking will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations on November 20, 2023. The petition will also be published on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at to receive public comment, which will open on November 20, 2023 and will close on December 20, 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 January 23, 2024. The petitioner will be notified of the Board’s decision after that meeting. 

Comment Period Began 11/20/2023    Ended 12/20/2023
Virginia Register Announcement Submitted on 10/18/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Published on: 11/20/2023     Volume: 40  Issue: 7
Agency Decision Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 1/23/2024
Decision Publication Date Published on: 2/12/2024     Volume: 40  Issue: 13
Agency Decision Summary

The Board of Nursing voted at its January 23, 2024 meeting to take no action on the petition and send the issue to the regulatory committee to review as the regulatory committee is currently in the process of reviewing this chapter and this provision.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, 23233
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