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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations of the Board of Nursing [Repealed] [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]
Requirements for foreign-trained nurses
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.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [001216]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Elimination of CGFNS qualifying examination for foreign-trained nurses
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4531 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 7/9/2008.
4960 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 7/24/2009.
5304 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/6/2010.
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.