7/15/2013 3:09 pm
Date / Time filed with the Register of Regulations
VA.R. Document Number: R____-______
Virginia Register Publication Information

Transmittal Sheet: Response to Petition for Rulemaking
Initial Agency Notice
Agency Decision
Promulgating Board: Board of Long-Term Care Administrators
Regulatory Coordinator: Lisa Russell Hahn


Agency Contact: Elaine J. Yeatts

Agency Regulatory Coordinator


Contact Address: Department of Health Professions

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300

Richmond, VA 23233
Chapter Affected:
18 vac 95 - 30: Regulations Governing the Practice of Assisted Living Facility Administrators
Statutory Authority: State: 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3102

Date Petition Received 07/15/2013
Petitioner Ivy Sharpe
 Petitioner's Request
Changes to 18VAC95-30-180.  Preceptors  The preceptor must attend annual training related to the ALF AIT program after the application for new preceptors has been approved or prior to the renewal date of the preceptor's license. Training will be administered by the board or by an approved trainer. The preceptor shall not allow the trainee to assume Administrator's duties or responsibilities without the present of the preceptor only if the trainee has not been approved as an Acting Administrator. The preceptor shall enter into an ALF AIT contract agreement with the trainee. The preceptor and the trainee must agree to the starting and ending dates of the ALF AIT program. The contact agreement must be signed by the preceptor and the trainee. The contract agreement form will be prescribed by the board. 18VAC95-30-190. Reporting requirements.  The trainee shall submit an evaluation of the preceptor within 10 days following the completion of the ALF AIT program or if the program is interrupted because the registered preceptor is unable to serve.  The evaluation form will be prescribed by the board.  
 Agency Plan
In accordance with Virginia law, the petition was filed with the Register of Regulations and posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at www.townhall.virginia.gov.  Comment will be requested from interested parties until September 10, 2013.  The petition and copies of all comment will be considered by the Board of Long-Term Care Administrators at its meeting scheduled for September 24, 2013.  After considering the request and reviewing the comments, the Board will decision whether to initiate rulemaking or deny petition and retain the current requirements.
Publication Date 08/12/2013  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 09/10/2013