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Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing Delegation to an Agency Subordinate [18 VAC 85 ‑ 15]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Chapter 15 sets out the decision to delegate to occur at the time of a probable cause determination, the types of cases that may be delegated, and the individuals who may be designated as agency subordinates.
State Authority 54.1-2400
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Erin Barrett  / Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
Address: Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4688    FAX: (804)915-0382    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Implementation of 2022 Periodic Review of Chapter 15 Fast-Track Comment period is underway and will end on 08/14/2024.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Criteria for delegation to an agency subordinate Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/27/2005.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
10/6/2022 Agency Completed Amend
4/30/2018 Agency Completed Retain As Is
2/22/2013 Agency Completed Retain As Is