Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioners [18 VAC 115 ‑ 60]
Time-limited Waiver of Certain Requirements
Action 353
General Information
Action Summary To comply with a legislative mandate to developing a provision for licensure of individuals who meet requirements which are "substantially equivalent" to those in regulation, the Board is considering three time-limited options for individuals with various combinations of substance abuse education and experience.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
475 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/24/2001.
1592 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/19/2002.
1935 Final Stage withdrawn on 10/07/2002 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
1977 Final Stage withdrawn on 11/26/2002 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
2042 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/26/2003.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.