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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Physical Therapy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy [18 VAC 112 ‑ 20]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Regulatory reform changes
General Information
Action Summary Amendments are promulgated to: 1) eliminate specific remedial requirements for persons who fail the licensure examination three times; 2) reduce the traineeship hours required for applicants by endorsement, reactivation or reinstatement; 3) clarify that a re-evaluation of patients is required at certain intervals of care; and 4) eliminate the requirement that traineeships be served in facilities approved as clinical sites for students enrolled in an accredited education program.
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  [003816]
Result of Periodic Review Dated 10/16/2012
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
6738 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/27/2014.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Corie Tillman Wolf  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4674    FAX: (804)527-4413    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.