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Regulations of the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology [18 VAC 30 ‑ 20]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description Establishes qualifications for the licensure, renewal and standards of practice for audiologists and speech-language pathologists
State Authority Chapter 26 of Title 54.1
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 1) Establish continuing comptency requirements.
2) Achieve positive ratings on Customer Service Satisfaction Survey for application process and renewal of licenses.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address: leslie.knachel@dhp.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-4630    FAX: (804)527-4413    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Licensure of school speech-language pathologists Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/13/2014.
Promulgate Chapter 21 & repeal existing Chapter 20; reduction in number of CE hours Proposed Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
Provisional license for speech-language pathologists Fast-Track Governor's office review in progress.
Requirements for practice of fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation by speech-language pathologists Proposed Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Reduction in renewal fees Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/5/2013.
Address of record; changes Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/9/2009.
Fee reduction Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/9/2009.
Endorsement and reinstatement Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/8/2009.
Provisional licensure Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/20/2008.
CHange in returned check fee Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/19/2006.
Delegation of informal fact-finding to an agency subordinate Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/27/2005.
Fee increase Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/25/2004.
Periodic review Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/28/2004.
Continuing competency and inactive licensure Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/23/2001.
School speech-language pathologists Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/21/2000.