Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Genetic Counselors [18 VAC 85 ‑ 170]
Initial regulations for licensure
Action 4254 / Stage 7475
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 8/11/2016  9:45 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 3/17/2016   (modified 4/8/2016)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 4/13/2016    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 5/28/2016   (modified 7/28/2016)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 6/6/2016   (modified 7/29/2016)    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/1/2016   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 3/17/2016
Review Completed: 4/13/2016
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/13/2016
Review Completed: 5/28/2016
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 6/8/2016
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/1/2016
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/1/2016
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/22/2016    Volume: 32  Issue: 26
Public Hearings

11/14/2016 1:05 PM

Comment Period Ended 10/21/2016
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 4254:
Initial regulations for licensure
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (7066) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/01/2015.
Proposed   (7475) Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/21/2016.
Final   (7794) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/14/2017.
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