Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Optometry
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry [18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Repeal of professional designation rules and fees
General Information
Action Summary The Board has repealed all of section 50, which establishes the requirements for issuance and usage of a professional designation, and amended the fees in section 20, relating to professional designations, and section 40, relating to unprofessional conduct for practicing in a location with an unregistered professional designation.
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  [006205]
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
8819 Fast-Track Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
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.