Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Medicine
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Respiratory Therapists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 40]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Change in terminology
 
General Information
Action Summary With the passage of HB1818 in the 2015 Session of the General Assembly, the term “respiratory care practitioner” was changed in the Code of Virginia to “respiratory therapist.” Accordingly, the change is made in regulations for respiratory therapists.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 4 a
RIS Project Yes  [004312]
Associated Mandates Change in terminology for respiratory therapists
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
7305 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/07/2015.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: william.harp@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.