Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Result of periodic review
Action 5167 / Stage 8449
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 10/26/2018  8:32 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/26/2018    
pdf Attorney General Certification 10/31/2018    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 11/27/2018   (modified 11/28/2018)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 11/28/2018    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 7/1/2019   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/26/2018
Review Completed: 10/31/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 10/31/2018
Review Completed: 11/29/2018
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 3/27/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 7/1/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 7/1/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 7/22/2019    Volume: 35  Issue: 24
Comment Period Ended 8/21/2019
Effective Date 9/6/2019
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 5167:
Result of periodic review
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (8449) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/06/2019.
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