Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations of the Board of Nursing [18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]    (Repealed)
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Regulatory reform changes
Action 3991
General Information
Action Summary Regulations are amended to facilitate electronic submission of documents and forms, accept a certificate of naturalization as evidence of a name change, eliminate burdensome timelines and documentation for certain applicants, and clarify regulations. This action will also repeal sections 370 through 410 to move requirements for medication administration training and immunization protocols into a separate chapter, promulgated as Chapter 21.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 18 VAC 90-20 Regulations of the Board of Nursing Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  18 VAC 90 - 21 Regulations for Medication Administration Training and Immunization Protocol Promulgate New Regulation
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003680]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 10/16/2012
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
6602 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/27/2014.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.