Vol. 26 Iss. 5 - November 09, 2009

Chapter 20
Final Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology is claiming an exemption from the Administrative Process Act in accordance with § 2.2-4006 A 4 a of the Code of Virginia, which excludes regulations that are necessary to conform to changes in Virginia statutory law where no agency discretion is involved. The Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology will receive, consider, and respond to petitions from any interested person at any time with respect to reconsideration or revision.

Title of Regulation: 18VAC30-20. Regulations Governing the Practice of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (amending 18VAC30-20-70).

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

Effective Date: December 9, 2009.

Agency Contact: Leslie L. Knachel, Executive Director, Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23233-1463, telephone (804) 367-4630, FAX (804) 527-4413, or email


In compliance with Chapter 687 of the 2009 Acts of Assembly, the Board of Audiology and Speech-language Pathology has amended its regulations relating to the responsibility of the licensee or registrant to provide current addresses. Every licensee and registrant is required to provide an address of record for use by the board, and is permitted to provide a second address to be used as the public address. If a second address is not provided, the address of record becomes the public address. Regulations are amended to use the statutory terminology of address of record and to clarify that the regulant has a responsibility to notify the board within 30 days if there is a change in the address of record or the public address, if different from the address of record.

18VAC30-20-70. Records; accuracy of information.

A. All changes of mailing address or name, address of record or public address, if different from the address of record, shall be furnished to the board within 30 days after the change occurs.

B. All notices required by law and by this chapter to be mailed by the board to any registrant or licensee shall be validly given when mailed to the latest address of record on file with the board.

VA.R. Doc. No. R10-2117; Filed October 20, 2009, 10:31 a.m.