Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations of the Board of Nursing [Repealed] [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]
Continued competency for reinstatement and reactivation within one renewal cycle
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.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [004809]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Elimination of grace period for renewal of lapsed or inactive license
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
7649 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/10/2017.
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.