Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Dentistry
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Hygiene [18 VAC 60 ‑ 25]
Protocols for remote supervision of VDH and DBHDS dental hygienists
Action 5323 / Stage 8854
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 9/9/2020  2:43 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 12/17/2019    
pdf Attorney General Certification 1/3/2020    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 2/17/2020    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 2/25/2020    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/12/2020   

Changes to Text The proposed text for this stage is identical to the emergency regulation.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 12/17/2019
Review Completed: 1/3/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 1/3/2020
Review Completed: 2/17/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/29/2020
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/12/2020
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/16/2020
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/14/2020    Volume: 37  Issue: 2
Public Hearings

10/09/2020 1:15 PM    canceled

11/13/2020 11:00 AM

Comment Period Ended 11/13/2020
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jamie Sacksteder  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4581    FAX: (804)698-4266    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5323:
Protocols for remote supervision of VDH and DBHDS dental hygienists
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8672) Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 03/31/2021 and was extended until 09/29/2021.
Proposed   (8854) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/13/2020.
Final   (9176) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/25/2021.
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