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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Continuing competency requirements
General Information
Action Summary To implement Chapter 227 ('98) which amended the medical practice act by adding §54.1-2912.1, which mandates that the Board promulgate regulations for the establishment of continuing competency requirements. § 54.1-2912.1 provides that "the Board shall prescribe by regulation such requirements as may be necessary to ensure continued practitioner competence which may include continuing education, testing, and/or any other requirement".
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
35 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/01/1997.
36 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/06/1999.
361 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/08/1999.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4621    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.