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Prescribing of opioids
Action 4808 / Stage 7915
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 6/28/2017  11:29 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/26/2017    
pdf Attorney General Certification 5/10/2017    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 6/16/2017   

Public Hearing Will be held at the proposed stage
Emergency Authority 2.2-4011
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/26/2017
Review Completed: 5/10/2017
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 5/10/2017
Review Completed: 5/19/2017
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/20/2017
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 6/16/2017
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 6/16/2017
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 7/10/2017    Volume: 33  Issue: 23
Comment Period Ended 8/9/2017
Effective Date 6/26/2017
Expiration Date 12/25/2018
Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)597-4130    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 4808:
Prescribing of opioids
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (7915) Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 12/25/2018.
Proposed   (8041) Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/09/2018.
Final   (8240) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/08/2018.
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