Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Optometry
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry [18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Repeal of professional designation rules and fees
Action 5426
General Information
Action Summary The Board has repealed all of section 50, which establishes the requirements for issuance and usage of a professional designation, and amended the fees in section 20, relating to professional designations, and section 40, relating to unprofessional conduct for practicing in a location with an unregistered professional designation.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [006205]
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
8819 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/29/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelli Moss  / Acting Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)597-4077    FAX: (804)793-9145    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.