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]
Review 948
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 12/19/2008
Notice of Periodic Review
The Board for Hearing Aid Specialists invites public comment on 18 VAC 80-20-10 et seq., Board for Hearing Aid Specialists Regulations. This review is being conducted under Executive Order 36. The board welcomes written comments on the performance and effectiveness of this regulation in achieving the following goals:

To ensure that only regulations that are necessary to interpret the law or to protect the public health, safety and welfare have been promulgated; regulate the branch pilot profession in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible; and ensure that the regulations are clearly written and easily understandable by the individuals and entities affected.

Copies of the regulation may be obtained from the board. Written comments will be received until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2009. Comments or questions should be sent to William H. Ferguson, II, Executive Director, Board for Hearing Aid Specialists, DPOR, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400, Richmond, Virginia 23233. Telephone: (804) 367-8590. Fax: (804) 527-4295. E-mail:
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 1/19/2009
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 2/18/2009

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (5/17/2013)
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line