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Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Licensure requirements
Action 3273 / Stage 5757
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 10/9/2012  9:34 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 12/28/2010    
pdf Attorney General Certification 1/4/2011    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 2/18/2011   (modified 2/19/2011)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 2/22/2011    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/21/2012   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 12/28/2010
Review Completed: 1/4/2011
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 1/4/2011
Review Completed: 2/18/2011
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/13/2011
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/21/2012
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/21/2012
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/10/2012    Volume: 29  Issue: 1
Public Hearings

10/15/2012 9:45 AM

Comment Period Ended 11/9/2012
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 3273:
Licensure requirements
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (5518) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/01/2010.
Proposed   (5757) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/09/2012.
Final   (6398) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/31/2013.
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