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Certification of Doulas [12 VAC 5 ‑ 403]
Adopt regulations setting forth the requirements for doula certification
Action 5574 / Stage 9391
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 11/30/2021  10:16 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 9/3/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 11/9/2021   

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 9/3/2021
Review Completed: 9/7/2021
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 9/13/2021
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 11/9/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 11/9/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 12/6/2021    Volume: 38  Issue: 8
Comment Period Ended 1/5/2022
Effective Date 1/6/2022
Contact Information
Name / Title: Robin Buskey  / Policy Analyst, Office of Family Health Services
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)863-7253    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 5574:
Adopt regulations setting forth the requirements for doula certification
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9030) Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/14/2020.
Proposed   (9209) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/23/2021.
Final   (9391) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/06/2022.
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