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Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Massage Therapists [18 VAC 90 ‑ 50]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Conformity to 2020 legislation
Action 5569 / Stage 9025
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 8/27/2020  9:07 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/23/2020    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/3/2020    

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/23/2020
Review Completed: 8/3/2020
Result: Certified
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/3/2020
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/31/2020    Volume: 37  Issue: 1
Comment Period No comment period held for this exempt action/stage.
Effective Date 9/30/2020
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 5569:
Conformity to 2020 legislation
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Final   (9025) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/30/2020.
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