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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians
Hearing Aid Specialists Regulations [18 VAC 80 ‑ 20]
HAS Fee Adjustment 2019
Action 5274 / Stage 8607
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA)  
red ball Preliminary Draft Text 4/21/2019  11:08 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/21/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/17/2019   

DPB Review
Submitted on 4/21/2019
Review Completed: 5/3/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Labor Review Completed: 10/16/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/17/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/24/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/20/2020    Volume: 36  Issue: 11
Comment Period Ended 2/19/2020
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelley Smith  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (866)245-9693    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5274:
HAS Fee Adjustment 2019
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8607) Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/19/2020.
Proposed   (9051) Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/01/2022.
Final   (9912) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/01/2023.
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