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Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners [18 VAC 90 ‑ 40]
Practice standards for pain management
Action 2234 / Stage 4685
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 7/16/2008  2:01 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/16/2008    
pdf Attorney General Certification 7/16/2008    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 7/21/2008    
Agency Response to EIA Not yet submitted  

Withdrawn 5/21/09
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/16/2008
Review Completed: 7/16/2008
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 7/16/2008
Review Completed: 7/22/2008
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 9/5/2008
Governor's Review Stage withdrawn on 05/21/2009 before the Governor's office completed its review.
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
Comment Period No comment period will occur since the stage has been withdrawn.
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 2234:
Practice standards for pain management
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (3910) Stage withdrawn on 05/21/2009 after the comment period had ended.
Proposed   (4685) Stage withdrawn on 05/21/2009 before the Governor's office completed its review.
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