Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians
Opticians Regulations [18 VAC 80 ‑ 30]
Removal of Related Instruction Language
Action 5579 / Stage 9037
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 8/27/2021  1:00 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/6/2020    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/9/2020    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 8/21/2020    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 4/27/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 7/30/2021   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 8/6/2020
Review Completed: 8/9/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 8/10/2020
Review Completed: 9/3/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Labor Review Completed: 5/26/2021
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 7/30/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/2/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/30/2021    Volume: 38  Issue: 1
Comment Period Ended 9/29/2021
Effective Date 10/14/2021
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelley Smith  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (866)245-9693    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5579:
Removal of Related Instruction Language
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (9037) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/14/2021.
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