Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations of the Board of Nursing [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]    (Repealed)
Continued competency for reinstatement and reactivation within one renewal cycle
Action 4618
General Information
Action Summary In response to a petition for rulemaking, the Board has amended sections 225 and 230 on reactivation of an inactive licensure and reinstatement of a lapsed license to ensure that the requirements for evidence of continuing competency are consistent with those for renewal of an active license as a nurse.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004809]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Elimination of grace period for renewal of lapsed or inactive license
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
7649 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/10/2017.
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.