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Department of Health Professions
Board of Optometry
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry [18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Waiver for e-prescribing
Action 5438 / Stage 9108
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 5/19/2021  8:02 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/21/2020    
pdf Attorney General Certification 10/30/2020    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 12/10/2020    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 2/8/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 4/12/2021   

Changes to Text The proposed text has changed from that of the emergency stage.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/21/2020
Review Completed: 10/30/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 10/30/2020
Review Completed: 12/10/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 1/4/2021
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 4/12/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 4/22/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 5/24/2021    Volume: 37  Issue: 20
Public Hearings

06/07/2021 10:00 AM

Comment Period Ended 7/23/2021
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelli Moss  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)597-4077    FAX: (804)793-9145    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5438:
Waiver for e-prescribing
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8834) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (9108) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/23/2021.
Final   (9453) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/02/2022.
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