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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Regulations Governing the Practice of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology [18 VAC 30 ‑ 21]
Licernsure by endorsement
General Information
Action Summary An amendment is proposed to allow the Board to grant licensure by endorsement for an applicant who graduated from an accredited program in audiology or speech-language pathology within 12 months immediately preceding application. Such applicant may be issued a license without evidence of active practice, if he/she holds a current and unrestricted Certificate of Clinical Competence in the area in which he/she seeks licensure issued by ASHA or certification issued by the American Board of Audiology or any other accrediting body recognized by the board.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [006086]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8719 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/05/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)597-4130    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.