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Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling [18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Credential review for foreign graduates
Action 5089 / Stage 8461
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 7/11/2019  8:49 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 11/6/2018   (modified 12/19/2018)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 12/12/2018    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 1/25/2019    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 4/17/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 7/1/2019   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 11/6/2018
Review Completed: 12/12/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 12/12/2018
Review Completed: 1/25/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/27/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 7/1/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 7/1/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 7/22/2019    Volume: 35  Issue: 24
Public Hearings

08/16/2019 9:05 AM

Comment Period Ended 9/20/2019
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)527-4435    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5089:
Credential review for foreign graduates
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8338) Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/17/2018.
Proposed   (8461) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/20/2019.
Final   (8831) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/04/2020.
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