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Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Periodic review
Action 2920 / Stage 5925
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 1/15/2013  1:50 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/29/2011    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 9/24/2012   

Changes to Text No changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/29/2011
Review Completed: 7/8/2011
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 10/18/2011
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 9/24/2012
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 9/24/2012
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/22/2012    Volume: 29  Issue: 4
Comment Period Ended 11/21/2012
Effective Date 11/21/2012
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 2920:
Periodic review
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (4952) Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/10/2009.
Proposed   (5380) Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/15/2011.
Final   (5925) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/21/2012.
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