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Board of Nursing
Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners [18 VAC 90 ‑ 40]
Waiver for electronic prescribing
Action 5413 / Stage 8798
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 1/3/2020  8:23 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/23/2019   (modified 10/8/2020)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 11/13/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/23/2019   

Public Hearing Will be held at the proposed stage
Emergency Authority 2.2-4011
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/23/2019
Review Completed: 11/13/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 11/13/2019
Review Completed: 11/26/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 12/23/2019
Governor's Review Review Completed: 12/23/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/23/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/6/2020    Volume: 36  Issue: 10
Comment Period Ended 2/5/2020
Effective Date 12/23/2019
Expiration Date 6/22/2021
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 5413:
Waiver for electronic prescribing
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8798) Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 06/22/2021.
Proposed   (9038) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/09/2021.
Final   (9436) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/02/2022.
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