Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Surgical Assistants and Registration of Surgical Technologists
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 160]
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 6/16/2022
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, this regulation is undergoing a periodic review.
The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018). http://TownHall.Virginia.Gov/EO-14.pdf.
The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form.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.
In order for you to receive a response to your comment, your contact information (preferably an email address or, alternatively, a U.S. mailing address) must accompany your comment. 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.
Name / Title:
William L. Harp, M.D.
9960 Mayland Drive
Henrico, VA 23233
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 7/18/2022 [Volume: 38 Issue: 24]
begins on the publication date and ends on 8/17/2022
Comments Received: 53
TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings
(not yet submitted)
Attorney General Certification
Submitted to OAG: 6/16/2022
Attorney General review in progress.