Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Optometry
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry [18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Incorporation of requirements for TPA certification
Action 1610
General Information
Action Summary This action will incorporate the requirements for initial licensure with therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPA) certification, fees for applications and renewals, and the continuing education requirement for TPA-certified optometrists
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 18 VAC 105-20 Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  18 VAC 105 - 30 Regulations on Certification of Optometrists to Use Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Prescriptive authority for optometrists
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
2902 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 12/07/2005.
3091 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/29/2005.
3373 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/30/2005.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)597-4130    FAX: (804)793-9145    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.