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Board of Physical Therapy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy [18 VAC 112 ‑ 20]
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Action 2451 / Stage 4279
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 8/2/2007  2:51 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/2/2007    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/3/2007    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 10/4/2007   

Public Hearing Will be held at the proposed stage
Emergency Authority A. 4. of ยง 2.2-4006
Attorney General Review Review Completed: 8/3/2007
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 8/3/2007
Review Completed: 8/16/2007
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 8/29/2007
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 10/4/2007
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/9/2007
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/29/2007    Volume: 24  Issue: 4
Comment Period Ended 11/28/2007
Effective Date 11/1/2007
Expiration Date 10/31/2008

Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Corie Tillman Wolf  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4674    FAX: (804)527-4413    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 2451:
Direct access certification
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (4279) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (4558) Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/03/2008.
Final   (4902) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/10/2009.
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