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Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Surgical Assistants and Registration of Surgical Technologists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 160]
Initial regulations for registration
Action 4236 / Stage 7040
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 12/18/2014  2:10 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document (modified 8/8/2014)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 9/4/2014    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 10/15/2014   (modified 11/25/2014)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 10/15/2014    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/10/2014   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 8/8/2014
Review Completed: 9/4/2014
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 9/5/2014
Review Completed: 10/15/2014
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 10/18/2014
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/10/2014
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/10/2014
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 12/29/2014    Volume: 31  Issue: 9
Comment Period Ended 1/28/2015
Effective Date 2/13/2015
Contact Information
Name / Title: Erin Barrett  / Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
Address: Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4688    FAX: (804)915-0382    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this agency.


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Action 4236:
Initial regulations for registration
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Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (7040) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/13/2015.
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