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Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Surgical Assistants and Registration of Surgical Technologists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 160]
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Conforming regulations to 2021 legislation - certification of surgical ...
Action 5761 / Stage 9312
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 7/27/2021  9:34 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/7/2021    
pdf Attorney General Certification 7/12/2021    

Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/7/2021
Review Completed: 7/12/2021
Result: Certified
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 7/12/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/2/2021    Volume: 37  Issue: 25
Comment Period No comment period held for this exempt action/stage.
Effective Date 9/1/2021
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5761:
Conforming regulations to 2021 legislation - certification of surgical technologists
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Final   (9312) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/2021.
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