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Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations for Licensure of Occupational Therapists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 80]
Implementation of the OT Compact
Action 5797 / Stage 10081
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 8/2/2023  7:28 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/2/2023   (modified 8/7/2023)    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 8/8/2023    

Changes to Text No changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
DPB Review
Submitted on 8/8/2023
Review Completed: 8/23/2023
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.  Day 182
Governor's Review Not yet submitted
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
Comment Period

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Effective Date Not yet determined
Contact Information
Name / Title: Erin Barrett  / Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
Address: Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4688    FAX: (804)915-0382    TDD: ()-
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Action 5797:
Implementation of the OT Compact
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9367) Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 06/30/2023 and was extended until 12/29/2023.
Proposed   (9593) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/04/2023.
Final   (10081) Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
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