Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants [18 VAC 85 ‑ 50]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Licensure by endorsement for spouses of military
General Information
Action Summary Pursuant to § 2.2- 4006(A)(4)(a) of the Code of Virginia, the Board of Medicine adopted amendments to regulations for physician assistants to conform licensure requirements to statutory provisions that include licensure by endorsement for spouses of active duty members of the armed forces if they have current certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and hold a license in another state.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2- 4006(A)(4)(a)
RIS Project Yes  [006084]
Associated Mandates Licensure by endorsement for military spouses
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
8715 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/02/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.