Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians
Hearing Aid Specialists Regulations [18 VAC 80 ‑ 20]
Amendment to Hearing Aid Specialists Rules and Regulations
Action 808
General Information
Action Summary The Board for Hearing Aid Specialists is amending its regulations to clarify entry requirements for licensure, modify the procedures and provisions regarding renewal, and reisntatement, and insure that the standards of practice and conduct meet all current laws and statutes.
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
1169 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/07/2001.
1671 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/25/2002.
2177 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/01/2003.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William H. Ferguson, II  / Assistant Director
Address: 3600 W. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8575    FAX: (804)367-2474    TDD: (804)367-9753