Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy [18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Implementation of 2021 legislation for pharmacists initiating treatment
Action 5861 / Stage 9452
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 10/22/2021  12:07 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/14/2021    
pdf Attorney General Certification 12/3/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/21/2021   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 3/6/2023   (Approved on 3/15/2023)  

Public Hearing Will be held at the proposed stage
Emergency Authority 2.2-4011 B
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/14/2021
Review Completed: 12/3/2021
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 12/3/2021
Review Completed: 12/8/2021
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 12/17/2021
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/21/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/22/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/17/2022    Volume: 38  Issue: 11
Comment Period Ended 2/16/2022
Effective Date 12/22/2021
Expiration Date 6/21/2023

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 12/20/2023

Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 5861:
Implementation of 2021 legislation for pharmacists initiating treatment
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9452) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (9562) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/20/2023.
Final   (9921) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/08/2023.
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