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Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations for Licensure of Occupational Therapists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 80]
Implementation of the OT Compact
Action 5797 / Stage 9593
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 5/30/2023  8:27 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/12/2022    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 9/1/2022    
pdf Attorney General Certification 7/21/2022    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 9/2/2022    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 9/2/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 5/3/2023   

Changes to Text The proposed text has changed from that of the emergency stage.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/12/2022
Review Completed: 7/21/2022
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 7/21/2022
Review Completed: 9/2/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 4/26/2023
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 5/3/2023
Governor Review Completed: 5/3/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 5/15/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 6/5/2023    Volume: 39  Issue: 21
Public Hearings

06/22/2023 8:35 AM

Comment Period Ended 8/4/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Erin Barrett  / Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
Address: Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4688    FAX: (804)915-0382    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this agency.


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Action 5797:
Implementation of the OT Compact
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9367) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (9593) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/04/2023.
Final   (10081) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/22/2024.
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