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Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners [18 VAC 90 ‑ 40]
Elimination of separate license for prescriptive authority
Action 4958 / Stage 8458
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 11/2/2018  8:19 am  
pdf Agency Statement 11/2/2018   (modified 1/17/2019)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 12/3/2018    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 1/11/2019    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 1/18/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 6/14/2019   

Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 11/2/2018
Review Completed: 12/3/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 12/3/2018
Review Completed: 1/17/2019
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 3/27/2019
Governor's Review Review Completed: 6/14/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Governor's office has completed its review - Next step is Submission to the Registrar.
Comment Period

You may comment on this stage in a Town Hall comment forum as soon as it is published in The Virginia Register of Regulations.

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The regulatory information regarding this stage is subject to change until 10 days before it is published in the Register.

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 8/22/2018.
Proposed   (8458) Governor's office has completed its review - Next step is Submission to the Registrar.
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