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Board for Hearing Aid Specialists Regulations [18 VAC 80 ‑ 20]
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Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct for hearing aid specialists.
State Authority Title 54.1, Chapter 20
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating the fitting and dispensing of hearing aids in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Demetrios J. Melis  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: hearingaidspec@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (804)527-4295    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
General Review 2014 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 5/21/2014.
Fee Adjustment 2014 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 5/21/2014.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Board for Hearing Aid Specialists Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/1/2003.
Amendment to Hearing Aid Specialists Rules and Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/1/2003.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Fee Adjustment Proposed Stage withdrawn before the Governor's office completed its review.
Amendments to Board for Hearing Aid Specialists Regulations 2012 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 2/27/2014 after the comment period had ended.
Amend Board for Hearing Aid Specialists regulations. NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 2/6/2001 after the comment period had ended.