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Administration of sedation and anesthesia
Action 5056 / Stage 9177
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 12/20/2020  10:25 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 12/20/2020    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/15/2021   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
DPB Review Submitted on 12/20/2020
Review Completed: 12/21/2020
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 1/4/2021
Governor's Review Review Completed: 1/15/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/15/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Will be published on 2/15/2021   Volume: 37  Issue: 13
Comment Period A public comment forum will open on 2/15/2021 and remain open through 3/17/2021
Effective Date 3/17/2021
Contact Information
Name / Title: Sandra Reen  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4437    FAX: (804)527-4428    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.

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Action 5056:
Administration of sedation and anesthesia
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8292) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/05/2018.
Proposed   (8502) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/13/2020.
Final   (9177) Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (02/15/2021).
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