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Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Ethical standards for practice
Action 1334 / Stage 3281
Final Stage  
pdf Final Text   7/15/2005  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/15/2005    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/30/2005   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
DPB Review
Submitted on 7/15/2005
Review Completed: 8/1/2005
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 8/3/2005
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/30/2005
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/30/2005
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/19/2005    Volume: 22  Issue: 1
Comment Period Ended 10/19/2005
Effective Date 10/19/2005
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4621    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 1334:
Ethical standards for practice
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (2367) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/27/2003.
Proposed   (2830) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/28/2005.
Final   (3281) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/19/2005.
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