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Regulations for Licensure of Occupational Therapists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 80]
Certification for occupational therapy assistants
Action 1545 / Stage 2802
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
pdf Emergency Text   6/25/2004  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/25/2004    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/28/2004    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 7/26/2004   

Public Hearing Will be held at the proposed stage
Emergency Authority 2.2-4011
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Attorney General Review Review Completed: 6/28/2004
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 6/28/2004
Review Completed: 7/8/2004
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 7/13/2004
Governor's Review Review Completed: 7/26/2004
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 7/26/2004
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/23/2004    Volume: 20  Issue: 25
Comment Period Ended 9/22/2004
Effective Date 7/27/2004
Expiration Date 7/26/2005
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.

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Action 1545:
Certification for occupational therapy assistants
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (2802) Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 07/26/2005.
Proposed   (2969) Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/11/2005.
Final   (3202) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/24/2005.
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