Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations of the Board of Nursing [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]    (Repealed)
Requirements for foreign-trained nurses
Action 2604
General Information
Action Summary Responding to a petition for rulemaking requesting elimination of the CGFNS examination for foreign-trained nurses, the Board will consider the criteria necessary for minimal competency.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001216]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Elimination of CGFNS qualifying examination for foreign-trained nurses
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
4531 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/09/2008.
4960 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/24/2009.
5304 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/06/2010.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.