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Department of Health Professions
Board of Optometry
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry [18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Regulations for optometrist profiles and reporting
Action 6071 / Stage 9779
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA)  
Preliminary Draft Text None submitted  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/25/2022   (modified 8/26/2022)    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 4/6/2023   

DPB Review
Submitted on 8/29/2022
Review Completed: 9/6/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 3/27/2023
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 4/6/2023
Governor Review Completed: 4/6/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 4/10/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 5/8/2023    Volume: 39  Issue: 19
Comment Period Ended 6/7/2023
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 6071:
Regulations for optometrist profiles and reporting
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9779) Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/07/2023.
Proposed   (10029) Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
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