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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 90. Board of Nursing
Chapter 30. Regulations Governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners
5/29/2022

18VAC90-30-230. Administrative proceedings.

A. The provisions of the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of the Code of Virginia) shall govern proceedings on questions of violation of 18VAC90-30-220.

B. Except as provided in 18VAC90-30-240, the Committee of the Joint Boards of Nursing and Medicine shall conduct all proceedings prescribed herein and shall take action on behalf of the boards.

C. When a person's license to practice nursing has been suspended or revoked by the Board of Nursing, the nurse practitioner license shall be suspended pending a hearing simultaneously with the institution of proceedings for a hearing.

D. Sanctions or other terms and conditions imposed by consent orders entered by the Board of Nursing on the license to practice nursing may apply to the nurse practitioner license, provided the consent order has been accepted by the Committee of the Joint Boards of Nursing and Medicine.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR495-02-1 § 5.2, eff. June 22, 1989; amended, Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 1, eff. November 1, 1995; Volume 23, Issue 12, eff. March 21, 2007; Volume 25, Issue 5, eff. December 25, 2008.

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