Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants [18 VAC 85 ‑ 50]
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Action 5357 / Stage 8839
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 2/6/2020  8:49 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 12/12/2019   (modified 2/6/2020)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 12/31/2019    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 2/13/2020    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 2/25/2020    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/6/2020   

Changes to Text The proposed text for this stage is identical to the emergency regulation.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 12/12/2019
Review Completed: 12/31/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 12/31/2019
Review Completed: 2/13/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/29/2020
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/6/2020
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/6/2020
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/31/2020    Volume: 37  Issue: 1
Public Hearings

10/08/2020 1:05 PM

Comment Period Ended 10/30/2020
Contact Information
Name / Title: Erin Barrett  / Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
Address: Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4688    FAX: (804)915-0382    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this agency.


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Action 5357:
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Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8716) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (8839) Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/30/2020.
Final   (9158) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/16/2021.
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