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Regulations Governing the Practice of Music Therapy [18 VAC 140 ‑ 30]    (Under Development)
Initial regulations for licensure of music therapists
Action 5704 / Stage 9232
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA)  
Preliminary Draft Text None submitted  
pdf Agency Background Document 3/17/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 7/22/2021   

DPB Review
Submitted on 3/17/2021
Review Completed: 3/31/2021
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 7/5/2021
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 7/22/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 7/22/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/16/2021    Volume: 37  Issue: 26
Comment Period Ended 9/15/2021
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4441    FAX: (804)977-9915    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5704:
Initial regulations for licensure of music therapists
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9232) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/15/2021.
Proposed   (9537) Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
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