Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians
Opticians Regulations [18 VAC 80 ‑ 30]
OPT Fee Adjustment 2023
Action 6260 / Stage 10332
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 5/10/2024  9:20 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 5/10/2024    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 5/10/2024    
pdf Attorney General Certification 5/10/2024    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 6/21/2024    
Agency Response to EIA Not yet submitted  

Withdrawn 7/16/24
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 5/10/2024
Review Completed: 5/10/2024
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 5/10/2024
Review Completed: 6/24/2024
Secretary Review Stage withdrawn on 07/16/2024 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
Governor's Review Not yet submitted
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
Comment Period No comment period will occur since the stage has been withdrawn.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelley Smith  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (866)245-9693    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 6260:
OPT Fee Adjustment 2023
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (10027) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/08/2023.
Proposed   (10332) Stage withdrawn on 07/16/2024 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
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