Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Petition 199
Petition Information
Petition Title Educational requirements for acupuncture
Date Filed 1/21/2014    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Leslie Stone 
Petitioner's Request

To amend requirements for graduates of nonaccredited educational programs in acupuncture to allow consideration of transcripts from acupuncture programs in United States that are not ACAOM accredited.

Agency's Plan

The Board will receive public comment on the petition from February 10, 2014 to March 10, 2014.  The Board will refer the matter to the Acupuncture Advisory Board to be considered at its meeting on June 4, 2014.  Following that meeting, the Board will consider the petition,comments received and the recommendation of the Advisory Board in order to make a decision about rulemaking at its meeting scheduled for June 19, 2014,

Comment Period Began 2/10/2014    Ended 3/10/2014
Virginia Register Announcement Submitted on 1/21/2014
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Published on: 2/10/2014     Volume: 30  Issue: 12
Agency Decision Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 3/27/2014
Decision Publication Date Published on: 4/21/2014     Volume: 30  Issue: 17
Agency Decision Summary

On March 24, 2014, the Board received a request from the petitioner to withdraw the petition, so the agency will not initiate rulemaking.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Elaine Yeatts  / Agency Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Henrico, 23233
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