Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Optometry
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry [18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Regulations for laser surgery certifications
Action 6072 / Stage 10028
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 4/22/2024  8:56 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/20/2023   (modified 4/22/2024)    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 3/12/2024    
pdf Attorney General Certification 3/6/2024    

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 8/1/2023
Review Completed: 3/6/2024
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 3/12/2024
DPB review in progress.  [Day 41]
Secretary Review Not yet submitted to Secretary of Health and Human Resources
Governor's Review Not yet submitted
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)597-4130    FAX: (804)793-9145    TDD: ()-
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Action 6072:
Regulations for laser surgery certifications
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9780) Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/21/2023.
Proposed   (10028) DPB review in progress.
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