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Agency
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board
Board for Opticians (This board has been merged into the Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians)


chapter
[REPEALED] Board for Opticians Regulations [18 VAC 100 ‑ 20]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct for opticians.
State Authority Title 54.1, Chapter 17
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating the opticianry profession in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
Meetings See all meetings (2) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: William H. Ferguson, II  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: opticians@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (804)527-4295    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Merger of Board for Opticians with the Board for Hearing Aid Specialists
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/15/2012.
Amendment to Board for Opticians Regulations. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2005.
Promulgation of emergency regulations for the Board for Opticians. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2005.
Amendment to Board for Opticians Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/01/2001.

Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
10/14/2011 Retain As Is