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Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Licensure requirements
Action 3273 / Stage 6398
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 6/19/2013  10:52 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 12/4/2012    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 6/5/2013   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
DPB Review
Submitted on 12/4/2012
Review Completed: 12/18/2012
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 3/25/2013
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 6/5/2013
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 6/5/2013
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 7/1/2013    Volume: 29  Issue: 22
Comment Period Ended 7/31/2013
Effective Date 7/31/2013
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 3273:
Licensure requirements
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (5518) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/01/2010.
Proposed   (5757) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/09/2012.
Final   (6398) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/31/2013.
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