REGULATIONS
Vol. 35 Iss. 4 - October 15, 2018

TITLE 18. PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING
BOARD OF NURSING
Chapter 30
Notice of Extension of Emergency Regulation

Titles of Regulations: 18VAC90-30. Regulations Governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners (amending 18VAC90-30-220).

18VAC90-40. Regulations for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners (amending 18VAC90-40-10; adding 18VAC90-40-150 through 18VAC90-40-290).

Statutory Authority: §§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-2957 of the Code of Virginia.

Expiration Dated Extended Through: May 6, 2019.

The Governor approved the request of the Board of Nursing to extend the expiration date of the emergency regulation for six months as provided by § 2.2-4011 D of the Code of Virginia. Therefore, the emergency regulations will continue in effect through May 6, 2019. The emergency regulations relate to the prescribing of opioids by nurse practitioners. The emergency regulations were published in 33:20 VA.R. 2265-2269 May 29, 2017, and amended in 34:2 VA.R. 365-368 September 18, 2017.

Agency Contact: Jay P. Douglas, R.N., Executive Director, Board of Nursing, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23233-1463, telephone (804) 367-4520, FAX (804) 527-4455, or email jay.douglas@dhp.virginia.gov.

VA.R. Doc. No. R17-5096; Filed September 24, 2018, 12:20 p.m.