Expand licensure reciprocity to spouses of reserve members of the armed forces
Purpose of legislation
Chapter 546 of the 2022 Acts of the Assembly (“Chapter 546”) amended § 22.1-298.1 of the Code of Virginia to expand licensure reciprocity to spouses of reserve members of the Armed Forces of the United States or members of the Virginia National Guard who have obtained a valid out-of-state license. Chapter 546 further requires that the applicant-spouse include the military permanent assignment orders along with the application and that the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) determine and communicate the applicant-spouse’s eligibility for licensure by reciprocity within 15 business days of receipt of the complete application process.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 546 (2022)|
|VAC chapters to be amended|
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