|Petition Title||Practice adjacent to mercantile establishment|
|Date Filed||12/18/2009 [Transmittal Sheet]|
To amend regulations to prohibit provisions in a lease that control or attempt to control malpractice liability coverage, patient records, and scheduling of patient appointments.
After a 21-day comment period, the Board will consider the petition and related comment at its meeting on May 5, 2010 and decide whether it is necessary and appropriate to amend its regulations.
|Comment Period||Ended 2/8/2010 0 comments|
|Agency Decision||Take no action|
|Response Date||Petition result not yet submitted for Publication.|
|Agency Decision Summary||
The Board considered the petition and voted to deny the request because it believes the current laws and regulations in Virginia concerning attempts to control an optometrist practice are adequate to protect the public.
|Name / Title:||Elaine J. Yeatts / Agency Regulatory Coordinator|
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
|Telephone:||(804)367-4688 FAX: (804)527-4434 TDD: ()-|