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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board
Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians
chapter
Board for Hearing Aid Specialists Regulations [18 VAC 80 ‑ 20]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Amendments to Incorporate Changes from Marijuana Legalization
 
General Information
Action Summary The Board is amending existing regulations to conform to SB 1406, enacted by the General Assembly during the 2021 Special Session I. This action conforms regulations concerning qualifications for licensure and standards of conduct to the marijuana legalization law that limits dissemination of criminal history record information, and removes reporting by applicants or licensees of misdemeanor marijuana convictions.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 18 VAC 80-20 Board for Hearing Aid Specialists Regulations Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  18 VAC 80 - 30 Opticians Regulations Amend Existing Regulation
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: ยง 2.2-4006(A)(4)(a) of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [6911]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9412 Final Stage complete. Becomes effective on 12/01/2021.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Stephen Kirschner  / Board Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: hearingaidspec@dpor.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (866)245-9693    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.