Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians
Hearing Aid Specialists Regulations [18 VAC 80 ‑ 20]
Amendment to Expand Training Options for Applicants
Action 5709 / Stage 9240
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA)  
red ball Preliminary Draft Text 4/1/2021  10:38 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/1/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 7/30/2021   

DPB Review
Submitted on 4/1/2021
Review Completed: 4/14/2021
Secretary Review Secretary of Labor Review Completed: 5/26/2021
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 7/30/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/2/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/30/2021    Volume: 38  Issue: 1
Comment Period Ended 9/29/2021
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 5709:
Amendment to Expand Training Options for Applicants
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9240) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/29/2021.
Proposed   (9571) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/10/2023.
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