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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]
Changes to USMLE examination for licensure
Action 288 / Stage 559
Proposed Stage  
pdf Proposed Text   2/17/2000  
pdf Agency Background Document 2/17/2000    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 3/1/2000    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 8/7/2000   (modified 9/27/2000)    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/14/2000   

Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Attorney General Review For some older stages, certification by the Attorney General was not done using the Town Hall
DPB Review Submitted on 2/17/2000
Review Completed: 3/1/2000
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 7/21/2000
Governor's Review Review Completed: 8/14/2000
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/14/2000
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/11/2000    Volume: 16  Issue: 26
Public Hearings

10/12/2000 8:00 AM

Comment Period Ended 11/10/2000
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 288:
Changes to USMLE examination for licensure
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (364) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/19/2000.
Proposed   (559) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/10/2000.
Final   (1050) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/31/2001.
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