Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Respiratory Therapists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 40]
Periodic review recommendations
Action 2027
General Information
Action Summary Will clarify certain provisions of regulation for ease of compliance and consistency with current practices. The Board will consider rules for reactivation or reinstatement of inactive or lapsed licenses to provide requirements that will reasonably ensure competency for active practice.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [000602]
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
3619 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/26/2006.
3802 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/06/2007.
4219 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/17/2007.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Erin Barrett  / Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
Address: Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4688    FAX: (804)915-0382    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.