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Department of Health Professions
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling [18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Resident license
Action 5371 / Stage 8897
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 9/9/2020  2:44 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 2/20/2020    
pdf Attorney General Certification 3/3/2020    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 4/13/2020    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 6/1/2020    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/12/2020   

Changes to Text The proposed text has changed from that of the emergency stage.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 2/20/2020
Review Completed: 3/3/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 3/3/2020
Review Completed: 4/16/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/29/2020
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/12/2020
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/16/2020
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/14/2020    Volume: 37  Issue: 2
Public Hearings

10/23/2020 10:20 AM

Comment Period Ended 11/13/2020
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 5371:
Resident license
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8734) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (8897) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/13/2020.
Final   (9214) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/23/2021.
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