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Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Certified Midwives [18 VAC 90 ‑ 70]
New regulations for licensed certified midwives
Action 5801 / Stage 10082
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 12/12/2023  4:28 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 9/11/2023    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 8/22/2023    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 11/29/2023   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
DPB Review
Submitted on 9/14/2023
Review Completed: 10/4/2023
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 11/16/2023
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 11/29/2023
Governor Review Completed: 11/29/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/1/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/1/2024    Volume: 40  Issue: 10
Comment Period Ended 1/31/2024
Effective Date 1/31/2024
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay P. Douglas, R.N.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4520    FAX: (804)527-4455    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5801:
New regulations for licensed certified midwives
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9371) Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/16/2022.
Proposed   (9552) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/21/2023.
Final   (10082) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/31/2024.
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