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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Petition 294
Petition Information
Petition Title Registration of clinical nurse specialists
Date Filed 2/26/2019    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Linda Thurby-Hay 
Petitioner's Request

To revise all regulations relating to the registration and practice of clinical nurse specialists

Agency's Plan

In accordance with Virginia law, the petition will be published on March 18, 2019 in the Register of Regulations and also posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at to receive public comment ending April 17, 2019. Following receipt of all comments on the petition to amend regulations, the Board will decide whether to make any changes to the regulatory language. This matter will be on the Board’s agenda for its first meeting after the comment period, which is scheduled for May 21, 2019.

Comment Period Ended 4/17/2019
Agency Decision Initiate a regulatory change [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 6/7/2019
Agency Decision Summary

The Board of Nursing considered the request at its meeting on May 21, 2019 and decided to initiate rulemaking. Working with the draft of proposed regulations submitted with the petition, the Board will issue a Notice of Intended Regulatory Action for those amendments that are consistent with provisions of the Code of Virginia.

Associated regulatory action Registration of clinical nurse specialists
Latest Stage: Final

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-