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Board of Physical Therapy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy [18 VAC 112 ‑ 20]
Practice of dry needling
Action 4375 / Stage 7570
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 12/14/2016  11:20 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/8/2016    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/15/2016    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 7/14/2016   (modified 7/29/2016)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 8/2/2016    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/6/2016   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 6/8/2016
Review Completed: 6/15/2016
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/15/2016
Review Completed: 7/29/2016
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 11/9/2016
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/6/2016
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/6/2016
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 12/26/2016    Volume: 33  Issue: 9
Public Hearings

02/07/2017 9:30 AM

Comment Period Ended 2/24/2017
Contact Information
Name / Title: Corie Tillman Wolf  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4674    FAX: (804)527-4413    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 4375:
Practice of dry needling
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (7246) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/30/2015.
Proposed   (7570) Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/24/2017.
Revised Proposed   (8144) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/26/2019.
Final   (8723) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/29/2020.
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