Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Nursing
chapter
Regulations of the Board of Nursing [Repealed] [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]
Action:
Elimination of prior licensure requirement for foreign-educated applicants
 
General Information
Action Summary Section 210 of Chapter 20 is amended to eliminate the requirement that a registered nurse or practical nurse applicant from a foreign country be “duly licensed under the laws of that country” in order to qualify for licensure in Virginia.
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  [002658]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5737 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/22/2011.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address: jay.douglas@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.