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Regulations of the Board of Nursing [Repealed] [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Criminal background checks for applicants
 
General Information
Action Summary The Board of Nursing has amended sections 190, 20, 215, and 230 to include the statutory requirement for a criminal background check for every applicant for a nursing license. The amendments conform regulations to ยง 54.1-3005.1 of the Code of Virginia as adopted in SB1018 in the 2015 General Assembly.
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 A 4
RIS Project Yes  [004513]
Associated Mandates Criminal background checks for RN and LPN licensure
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7325 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2016.
 
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.