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Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Acupuncturists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 110]
Form for diagnostic examination
Action 550 / Stage 803
Emergency Stage  
pdf Emergency Text   6/15/2000  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/15/2000    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 11/16/2000   

Emergency Authority 9-6.14:4.1(C)(5)ii and Chapter 814 of the 2000 Act
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Attorney General Review For some older stages, certification by the Attorney General was not done using the Town Hall
DPB Review Submitted on 8/8/2000
Review Completed: 8/16/2000
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 11/16/2000
Governor's Review Review Completed: 11/16/2000
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 11/17/2000
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 12/18/2000    Volume: 17  Issue: 7
Comment Period Comment periods are not required for emergency regulations. If efforts are made to make this regulation permanent, then public comment periods will be established.
Effective Date 11/17/2000
Expiration Date 11/16/2001
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.

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Action 550:
Form for diagnostic examination
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency   (803) Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 11/16/2001.
NOIRA   (884) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/17/2001.
Proposed   (1123) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/28/2001.
Final   (1491) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/05/2001.
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