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Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic [18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Supervision and direction for laser hair removal
Action 4860 / Stage 8174
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 10/18/2018  11:26 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 1/2/2018    
pdf Attorney General Certification 1/30/2018    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 3/13/2018    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 8/22/2018    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 10/4/2018   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 1/2/2018
Review Completed: 1/30/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 1/30/2018
Review Completed: 3/16/2018
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/9/2018
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 10/4/2018
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/4/2018
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/29/2018    Volume: 35  Issue: 5
Public Hearings

12/07/2018 8:35 AM

Comment Period Ended 12/28/2018
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4621    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 4860:
Supervision and direction for laser hair removal
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (7984) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/01/2017.
Proposed   (8174) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/28/2018.
Final   (8535) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/07/2019.
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