Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Midwives [18 VAC 85 ‑ 130]
Review 1654
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 4/30/2018
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 17 (2014) and ยงยง 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Board of Medicine is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of 18VAC85-130-10 et seq., Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Midwives.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 17 (2014).

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins May 28, 2018, and ends on June 27, 2018.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Elaine Yeatts, Senior Policy Analyst, 9960 Mayland Drive, Henrico, VA 23233 Telephone: (804) 367-4688, FAX: (804) 527-4434; email address:

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 5/28/2018
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 6/27/2018

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (not yet submitted)
Attorney General Certification
Submitted to OAG: 4/30/2018
Review Completed: 4/30/2018
Result: Certified
pdf Review Memo