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Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Massage Therapists [18 VAC 90 ‑ 50]
Periodic review
Action 4559 / Stage 7844
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 6/1/2017  8:54 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 2/23/2017    
pdf Attorney General Certification 2/24/2017    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 4/10/2017    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 4/10/2017    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 5/19/2017   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 2/23/2017
Review Completed: 2/24/2017
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 2/24/2017
Review Completed: 4/10/2017
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 4/20/2017
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 5/19/2017
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 5/19/2017
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 6/12/2017    Volume: 33  Issue: 21
Public Hearings

07/18/2017 10:00 AM

Comment Period Ended 8/11/2017
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Sutie 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 4559:
Periodic review
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (7550) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/10/2016.
Proposed   (7844) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/11/2017.
Final   (8068) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/24/2018.
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