Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
5/20/2022

Part I. General Provisions

18VAC85-140-10. Definitions.

A. The following word and term when used in this chapter shall have the meaning ascribed to it in § 54.1-2900 of the Code of Virginia:

"Board"

B. The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the meanings ascribed to them in § 54.1-2957.15 of the Code of Virginia:

"Polysomnographic technology"

"Practice of polysomnographic technology"

C. The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Active practice" means a minimum of 160 hours of professional practice as a polysomnographic technologist within the 24-month period immediately preceding application for reinstatement or reactivation of licensure. The active practice of polysomnographic technology may include supervisory, administrative, educational, or consultative activities or responsibilities for the delivery of such services.

"Advisory board" means the Advisory Board on Polysomnographic Technology to the Board of Medicine as specified in § 54.1-2957.14 of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-2957.15 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 7, eff. December 31, 2014.

18VAC85-140-20. Public participation.

A separate board regulation, 18VAC85-11, provides for involvement of the public in the development of all regulations of the Virginia Board of Medicine.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-2957.15 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 7, eff. December 31, 2014.

18VAC85-140-30. Current name and address.

Each licensee shall furnish the board his current name and address of record. All notices required by law or by this chapter to be given by the board to any such licensee shall be validly given when sent to the latest address of record provided or served to the licensee. Any change of name or change in the address of record or public address, if different from the address of record, shall be furnished to the board within 30 days of such change.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 7, eff. December 31, 2014; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 12, eff. March 22, 2019.

18VAC85-140-40. Fees.

The following fees are required:

1. The application fee, payable at the time the application is filed, shall be $130.

2. The biennial fee for renewal of active licensure shall be $135 and for renewal of inactive licensure shall be $70, payable in each odd-numbered year in the license holder's birth month. For 2021, the renewal fee for an active license shall be $108, and the renewal fee for an inactive license shall be $54.

3. The additional fee for late renewal of licensure within one renewal cycle shall be $50.

4. The fee for reinstatement of a license that has lapsed for a period of two years or more shall be $180 and must be submitted with an application for licensure reinstatement.

5. The fee for reinstatement of a license pursuant to § 54.1-2408.2 of the Code of Virginia shall be $2,000.

6. The fee for a duplicate license shall be $5.00, and the fee for a duplicate wall certificate shall be $15.

7. The handling fee for a returned check or a dishonored credit card or debit card shall be $50.

8. The fee for a letter of good standing or verification to another jurisdiction shall be $10.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 7, eff. December 31, 2014; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 9, eff. January 27, 2016; Volume 34, Issue 7, eff. December 27, 2017; Volume 36, Issue 1, eff. October 2, 2019; Volume 36, Issue 11, eff. March 5, 2020.

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