Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Regulations Governing the Certification of Substance Abuse Counselors [18 VAC 115 ‑ 30]
Periodic review recommendations
Action 4366
General Information
Action Summary The proposed fast-track action will delete obsolete provisions, clarify regulations, and specify submission of a national practitioner databank report for applicants for certification. There are no substantive changes.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 18 VAC 115-30 Regulations Governing the Certification of Substance Abuse Counselors Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  18 VAC 115 - 40 Regulations Governing the Certification of Rehabilitation Providers Amend Existing Regulation
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004394]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 9/22/2014 9/22/2014
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
7231 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/15/2016.
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.