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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations for Licensure of Occupational Therapists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 80]
Implementation of the OT Compact
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 242 of the 2021 Acts of the Assembly mandates membership of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Occupational Therapy Interjurisdictional Compact and requires the Board to promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of the act to be effective within 280 days of enactment. Amendments to regulations add definitions consistent with the Compact, set the fee for a Compact privilege to practice in Virginia, and specify that renewal of the privilege is based on adherence to Compact rules for continued competency.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [6878]
Associated Mandates OT Compact
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9367 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2022 and expires on 06/30/2023.
9593 Proposed Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.