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Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Regulations Governing the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy [18 VAC 115 ‑ 50]
Acceptance of doctoral hours towards residency
Action 5226 / Stage 8536
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 7/11/2019  10:23 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 2/14/2019    
pdf Attorney General Certification 3/19/2019    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 4/26/2019    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 4/26/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 7/1/2019   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 2/14/2019
Review Completed: 3/19/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 3/19/2019
Review Completed: 4/26/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 6/3/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 7/1/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 7/1/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 7/22/2019    Volume: 35  Issue: 24
Comment Period Ended 8/21/2019
Effective Date 9/6/2019
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5226:
Acceptance of doctoral hours towards residency
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (8536) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/06/2019.
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