Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Pharmacists and Registration of Pharmacy Technicians [18 VAC 110 ‑ 21]
Implementation of 2020 legislation for registration of pharmacy technicians
Action 5603 / Stage 9137
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 1/29/2021  1:19 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 11/4/2020    
pdf Attorney General Certification 11/9/2020    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/2/2021   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 3/21/2022   (Approved on 6/30/2022)  

Public Hearing Will be held at the proposed stage
Emergency Authority 2.2-4011
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 11/4/2020
Review Completed: 11/18/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 11/18/2020
Review Completed: 11/20/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 11/23/2020
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 1/2/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/2/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/1/2021    Volume: 37  Issue: 12
Comment Period Ended 3/3/2021
Effective Date 1/3/2021
Expiration Date 7/2/2022

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 1/1/2023

Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5603:
Implementation of 2020 legislation for registration of pharmacy technicians
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9073) Stage withdrawn on 11/04/2020 before DPB completed its review.
Emergency/NOIRA   (9137) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (9243) Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/04/2022.
Final   (9634) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/21/2022.
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