Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Pharmacists and Registration of Pharmacy Technicians [18 VAC 110 ‑ 21]
2022 Pharmacists initiating treatment
Action 6070
General Information
Action Summary Chapters 790 and 791 of the 2022 Acts of Assembly expanded the conditions for which pharmacists can initiate treatment. The legislation additionally required that the Board of Pharmacy promulgate emergency regulations to be effective within 280 days of enactment. These emergency regulations amend existing emergency regulations promulgated pursuant to 2020 and 2021 legislation regarding pharmacists initiating treatment.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [7339]
Associated Mandates Pharmacists initiating treatment - 2022 legislation
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
9778 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/21/2023 and expires on 08/20/2024.
10014 Proposed Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.