Vol. 29 Iss. 24 - July 29, 2013

Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

Notice is hereby given in accordance with § 2.2-4007.01 of the Code of Virginia that the Board of Nursing intends to consider amending 18VAC90-20, Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing. The purpose of the proposed action is to implement the provisions of Chapter 712 of the 2011 Acts of Assembly. Chapter 712 authorizes the Board of Nursing to revise its regulations to provide for provisional licensure for applicants as registered nurses to obtain supervised clinical experience if their educational programs lacked the requisite number of hours.

The agency intends to hold a public hearing on the proposed action after publication in the Virginia Register.

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

Public Comment Deadline: August 28, 2013.

Agency Contact: Jay P. Douglas, R.N., Executive Director, Board of Nursing, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23233-1463, telephone (804) 367-4515, FAX (804) 527-4455, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R13-2989; Filed July 9, 2013, 11:17 a.m.