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Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners [18 VAC 90 ‑ 40]
Waiver for electronic prescribing
Action 5413 / Stage 9038
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 8/16/2020  9:51 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/7/2020   (modified 11/2/2020)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 9/2/2020    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 10/14/2020    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 11/10/2020    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 4/12/2021   

Changes to Text The proposed text has changed from that of the emergency stage.
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 8/7/2020
Returned to Agency: 8/13/2020
Resubmitted to OAG: 8/16/2020
Review Completed: 9/2/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 9/2/2020
Review Completed: 10/15/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 1/4/2021
Governor's Review Review Completed: 4/12/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Governor's office has completed its review - Next step is Submission to the Registrar.
Comment Period

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The regulatory information regarding this stage is subject to change until 10 days before it is published in the Register.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 5413:
Waiver for electronic prescribing
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8798) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/23/2019 and expires on 06/22/2021.
Proposed   (9038) Governor's office has completed its review - Next step is Submission to the Registrar.
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