6/24/2021 3:07 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 Social Work
Regulatory Coordinator: Elaine J. Yeatts


Agency Contact: Jaime Hoyle

Executive Director


Contact Address: Department of Health Professions

9960 Mayland Drive

Suite 300

Richmond, VA 23233
Chapter Affected:
18 vac 140 - 20: Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
Statutory Authority: State: Chapter 37 of Title 54.1

Date Petition Received 06/24/2021
Petitioner Adeyola Hendrickson
 Petitioner's Request
To delete the requirement of passage of a board-approved national exam for applicants with a LCSW license in another state applying for licensure by endorsement.
 Agency Plan
In accordance with Virginia law, the petition was filed with the Register of Regulations and will be published on June 30, 2021 with comment accepted through August 29, 2021. The petition is also posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at www.townhall.viginia.gov. The petition and any comment will be considered by the Board at its next meeting following the close of comment, which is scheduled for September 10, 2021. The petitioner will be informed of its decision following that meeting.  
Publication Date 07/19/2021  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 08/29/2021