Vol. 29 Iss. 25 - August 12, 2013



Initial Agency Notice

Title of Regulation: 18VAC95-30. Regulations Governing the Practice of Assisted Living Facility Administrators.

Statutory Authority: ยงยง 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3102 of the Code of Virginia.

Name of Petitioner: Ivy Sharpe.

Nature of Petitioner's Request: Changes to 18VAC95-30-180. Preceptors. The preceptor must attend annual training related to the ALF AIT program after the application for new preceptors has been approved or prior to the renewal date of the preceptor's license. Training will be administered by the board or by an approved trainer. The preceptor shall not allow the trainee to assume administrator's duties or responsibilities without the presence of the preceptor only if the trainee has not been approved as an acting administrator. The preceptor shall enter into an ALF AIT contract agreement with the trainee. The preceptor and the trainee must agree to the starting and ending dates of the ALF AIT program. The contract agreement must be signed by the preceptor and the trainee. The contract agreement form will be prescribed by the board.

Changes to 18VAC95-30-190. Reporting requirements. The trainee shall submit an evaluation of the preceptor within 10 days following the completion of the ALF AIT program or if the program is interrupted because the registered preceptor is unable to serve. The evaluation form will be prescribed by the board.

Agency Plan for Disposition of Request: In accordance with Virginia law, the petition was filed with the Register of Regulations and posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at Comment will be requested from interested parties until September 10, 2013. The petition and copies of all comments will be considered by the Board of Long-Term Care Administrators at its meeting scheduled for September 24, 2013. After considering the request and reviewing the comments, the board will decide whether to initiate rulemaking or deny the petition and retain the current requirements.

Public Comment Deadline: September 10, 2013.

Agency Contact: Elaine J. Yeatts, Agency Regulatory Coordinator, Department of Health Professions, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23233, telephone (804) 367-4688, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R; Filed July 15, 2013, 3:09 p.m.