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Regulations Governing the Licensure of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses [18 VAC 90 ‑ 30]
Autonomous practice
Action 5132 / Stage 8907
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 6/17/2020  8:44 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 2/25/2020    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 5/22/2020   

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 2/25/2020
Review Completed: 3/6/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 3/17/2020
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 5/22/2020
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 5/22/2020
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 6/22/2020    Volume: 36  Issue: 22
Comment Period Ended 7/22/2020
Effective Date 7/22/2020
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Sutie 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 5132:
Autonomous practice
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8395) Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 06/06/2020 and was extended until 12/05/2020.
Proposed   (8578) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/29/2019.
Final   (8907) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/22/2020.
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