Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Massage Therapists [18 VAC 90 ‑ 50]
Review 902
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 11/14/2007
Notice of Periodic Review
The Virginia Board of Nursing is conducting a periodic review of its current regulations governing the certification of massage therapists and is requesting comment on the following current regulations:
18 VAC 90-50-10 et seq. Regulations Governing the Certification of Massage Therapists.
The Board will consider whether the existing regulations are essential to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public in providing assurance that licensed practitioners are competent to practice. Alternatives to the current regulations or suggestions for clarification of the regulation will also be received and considered.
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 12/10/2007
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 1/9/2008

Comments Received: 2

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (5/3/2013)
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line