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Department of Health Professions
Board of Optometry
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry [18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Periodic review
Action 4780 / Stage 8529
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 2/11/2019  3:23 pm  
pdf Agency Statement 2/11/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 10/15/2019   

Changes to Text No changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
DPB Review Submitted on 2/11/2019
Review Completed: 3/3/2019
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 9/15/2019
Governor's Review Review Completed: 10/15/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/15/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Will be published on 11/11/2019   Volume: 36  Issue: 6
Comment Period A public comment forum will open on 11/11/2019 and remain open through 12/11/2019
Effective Date 12/11/2019
Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)597-4130    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.

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Action 4780:
Periodic review
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (7871) Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/28/2017.
Proposed   (8042) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/28/2018.
Final   (8529) Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (11/11/2019).
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