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Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling [18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Changes resulting from periodic review
Action 5230 / Stage 8872
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 1/27/2022  9:45 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 12/30/2019   (modified 11/4/2020)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 3/2/2020    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 4/15/2020   (modified 4/16/2020)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 6/5/2020    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/30/2021   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 12/30/2019
Review Completed: 3/2/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 3/2/2020
Review Completed: 4/16/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 12/7/2020
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/30/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/1/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/31/2022    Volume: 38  Issue: 12
Public Hearings

02/18/2022 10:05 AM

Comment Period Ended 4/1/2022
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 5230:
Changes resulting from periodic review
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8544) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/18/2019.
Proposed   (8872) Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/01/2022.
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