Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations of the Board of Nursing [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]    (Repealed)
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Correction of accrediting body name
Action 4087
General Information
Action Summary The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) has informed the Board of Nursing that, effective May 6, 2013, the name was changed to the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Therefore, the Board has amended the definition of “accreditation” to correct the name of the accrediting body referenced in regulation.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2-4006 A 3
RIS Project Yes  [003823]
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
6771 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/20/2013.
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.