Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Implementation of 2022 Periodic Review of Chapter 20
Action 6124 / Stage 9843
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 8/28/2023  5:54 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/6/2022   (modified 8/28/2023)    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 10/7/2022    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/16/2023    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 8/30/2023    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 9/28/2023    

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/6/2022
Review Completed: 6/16/2023
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 7/21/2023
Review Completed: 8/30/2023
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.  Day 320
Governor's Review Not yet submitted
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
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Effective Date Not yet determined
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4621    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-
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Action 6124:
Implementation of 2022 Periodic Review of Chapter 20
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Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (9843) Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
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