2/5/2014 1:02 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 Counseling
Regulatory Coordinator: Catherine Chappell


Agency Contact: Catherine Chappell

Executive Director


Contact Address: Department of Health Professions

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300

Henrico, VA 23233
Chapter Affected:
18 vac 115 - 20: Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling
Statutory Authority: State: Chapter 35 of Title 54.1

Date Petition Received 02/05/2014
Petitioner Jacqueline Biggs
 Petitioner's Request
To amend qualifications for supervisors of residents to include art therapists.
 Agency Plan
In accordance with Virginia law, the petition will be filed with the Register of Regulations and published on March 10, 2014 with comment requested until April 9, 2014.  It will also be placed on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall and available for comments to be posted electronically. At its first meeting following the close of comment, scheduled for May 9, 2014, the Board will consider the request to amend regulations and all comment received in support or opposition and decide whether to initiate rulemaking.
Publication Date 03/10/2014  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 04/09/2014