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Department of Health Professions
Board of Social Work
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work [18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Acceptance of state examinations
Action 5792 / Stage 9556
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 9/6/2022  7:48 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 3/8/2022    
pdf Attorney General Certification 3/29/2022    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 5/5/2022    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 5/10/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/16/2022   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 3/8/2022
Review Completed: 3/29/2022
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 3/29/2022
Review Completed: 5/5/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 8/2/2022
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 8/10/2022
Governor Review Completed: 8/16/2022
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/17/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/12/2022    Volume: 39  Issue: 2
Comment Period Ended 10/12/2022
Effective Date 10/27/2022
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 5792:
Acceptance of state examinations
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9358) Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/02/2022.
Fast-Track   (9556) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/27/2022.
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