Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy [18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Registration of pharmacy technicians
Action 844
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 317 of the Acts of the Assembly (HB 1826) mandates that the Board of Pharmacy adopt regulations for the registration of pharmacy technicians by July 1, 2003. As required by § 54.1-3321 of the Code of Virginia, regulations must establish the criteria of training and examination necessary for registration and requirements for evidence of continued competency as a condition of renewal. Consistent with the mandate in § 54.1-2400, the Board must also establish fees to support the regulatory and disciplinary activities related to registration of pharmacy technicians and any other qualifications necessary to ensure competency and integrity.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
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
1253 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/07/2001.
1716 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/08/2002.
2068 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/26/2003.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.