Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians
Hearing Aid Specialists Regulations [18 VAC 80 ‑ 20]
Amendment to Expand Training Options for Applicants
Action 5709 / Stage 9571
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 8/18/2023  3:02 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 3/28/2022   (modified 7/17/2023)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 3/28/2022    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 5/27/2022   (modified 7/19/2023)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 6/9/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/8/2023   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 3/28/2022
Review Completed: 3/28/2022
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/13/2022
Review Completed: 5/27/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Labor Review Completed: 6/10/2022
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 8/8/2023
Governor Review Completed: 8/8/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/10/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/11/2023    Volume: 40  Issue: 2
Public Hearings

10/11/2023 9:30 AM

Comment Period Ended 11/10/2023
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 5709:
Amendment to Expand Training Options for Applicants
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9240) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/29/2021.
Proposed   (9571) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/10/2023.
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