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Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses [18 VAC 90 ‑ 40]
Elimination of separate license for prescriptive authority
Action 4958 / Stage 8825
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 1/29/2020  8:04 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 11/22/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/7/2020   

Changes to Text No changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
DPB Review
Submitted on 11/22/2019
Review Completed: 12/11/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 12/23/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 1/7/2020
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/7/2020
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/3/2020    Volume: 36  Issue: 12
Comment Period Ended 3/4/2020
Effective Date 3/4/2020
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 4958:
Elimination of separate license for prescriptive authority
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8137) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/22/2018.
Proposed   (8458) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/20/2019.
Final   (8825) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/04/2020.
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