Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Certified Midwives [18 VAC 90 ‑ 70]
New regulations for licensed certified midwives
Action 5801 / Stage 9552
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 5/16/2023  3:36 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/16/2022    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 9/9/2022    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/18/2022    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 10/4/2022   (modified 10/11/2022)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 10/5/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 4/25/2023   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 6/17/2022
Review Completed: 8/18/2022
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 8/21/2022
Review Completed: 10/4/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 4/19/2023
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 4/25/2023
Governor Review Completed: 4/25/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 4/25/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 5/22/2023    Volume: 39  Issue: 20
Public Hearings

07/18/2023 9:05 AM

Comment Period Ended 7/21/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5801:
New regulations for licensed certified midwives
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9371) Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/16/2022.
Proposed   (9552) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/21/2023.
Final   (10082) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/31/2024.
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