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Code of Virginia
Title 54.1. Professions and Occupations
8/7/2020

Title 54.1. Professions and Occupations (2020 Updates)

  • Subtitle I. General Provisions Relating to Regulatory Boards
  • Chapter 1. General Provisions
    • § 54.1-119
      Expediting the issuance of licenses, etc., to spouses of military service members; issuance of temporary licenses, etc.
  • Subtitle II. Professions and Occupations Regulated by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and Boards within the Department
  • Chapter 4. Architects, Engineers, Surveyors, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers
    • Article 1. Architects, Engineers, Surveyors and Landscape Architects
    • § 54.1-401
      (Effective until January 1, 2021) Exemptions
      § 54.1-401
      (Effective January 1, 2021) Exemptions
  • Chapter 11. Contractors
    • Article 1. Regulation of Contractors
    • § 54.1-1101
      Exemptions; failure to obtain certificate of occupancy; penalties
      § 54.1-1102
      Board for Contractors membership; offices; meetings; seal; record
    • Article 2. Virginia Contractor Transaction Recovery Act
    • § 54.1-1120
      Recovery from Fund generally
  • Chapter 21. Real Estate Brokers, Sales Persons and Rental Location Agents
    • Article 1. Regulation of Real Estate Brokers, Salespersons and Rental Location Agents
    • § 54.1-2100
      Definitions
      § 54.1-2103
      Exemptions from chapter
      § 54.1-2105.1
      Other powers and duties of the Real Estate Board
      § 54.1-2108.1
      Protection of escrow funds, etc., held by a real estate broker in the event of foreclosure of real property; required deposits
      § 54.1-2109
      Death or disability of a broker
  • Chapter 23.1. Cemetery Operators, Perpetual Care Trust Funds and Preneed Burial Contracts
  • Chapter 23.2. Fair Housing Board
    • § 54.1-2344
      Fair Housing Board; membership; terms; chairman; powers and duties
  • Chapter 23.3. Common Interest Communities
    • Article 1. Common Interest Community Board
    • § 54.1-2345
      Definitions
      § 54.1-2345.1
      Certain real estate arrangements and covenants not deemed to constitute a common interest community
      § 54.1-2346
      License required; certification of employees; renewal; provisional license
      § 54.1-2347
      Exceptions and exemptions generally
      § 54.1-2348
      Common Interest Community Board; membership; meetings; quorum
      § 54.1-2349
      Powers and duties of the Board
      § 54.1-2350
      Annual report; form to accompany resale certificates and disclosure packets
      § 54.1-2351
      General powers and duties of Board concerning associations
      § 54.1-2352
      Cease and desist orders
      § 54.1-2353
      Protection of the interests of associations; appointment of receiver for common interest community manager
      § 54.1-2354
      Variation by agreement
    • Article 2. Common Interest Community Management Information Fund; Common Interest Community Ombudsman; Common Interest Community Management Recovery Fund
    • § 54.1-2354.1
      Definitions
      § 54.1-2354.2
      Common Interest Community Management Information Fund
      § 54.1-2354.3
      Common Interest Community Ombudsman; appointment; powers and duties
      § 54.1-2354.4
      Association complaint procedures; final adverse decisions
      § 54.1-2354.5
      Common Interest Community Management Recovery Fund
  • Subtitle III. Professions and Occupations Regulated by Boards within the Department of Health Professions
  • Chapter 24. General Provisions
    • § 54.1-2400.2
      Confidentiality of information obtained during an investigation or disciplinary proceeding; penalty
      § 54.1-2400.6
      Hospitals, other health care institutions, home health and hospice organizations, and assisted living facilities required to report disciplinary actions against and certain disorders of health professionals; immunity from liability; failure to report
      § 54.1-2409.5
      Conversion therapy prohibited
  • Chapter 25.2. Prescription Monitoring Program
    • § 54.1-2523
      Confidentiality of data; disclosure of information; discretionary authority of Director
      § 54.1-2525
      Unlawful disclosure of information; disciplinary action authorized; penalties
  • Chapter 27. Dentistry
    • Article 2. Licensure of Dentists
    • § 54.1-2708.5
      Digital scans for use in the practice of dentistry; practice of digital scan technicians
      § 54.1-2711
      Practice of dentistry
      § 54.1-2719
      Persons engaged in construction and repair of appliances
  • Chapter 28. Funeral Services
    • Article 1. Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
    • § 54.1-2804
      Licensing authority
      § 54.1-2806
      Refusal, suspension, or revocation of license, registration, or courtesy card
      § 54.1-2808.3
      Acceptance of third-party-provided caskets
  • Chapter 29. Medicine and Other Healing Arts
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 54.1-2900
      Definitions
      § 54.1-2909
      Further reporting requirements; civil penalty; disciplinary action
      § 54.1-2910.5
      (Effective July 1, 2023) Pediatric sexual assault survivor services; requirements
    • Article 2. Board of Medicine
    • § 54.1-2912.5
      Standard of care pertaining to prenatal and postnatal and other depression; Communication of information
      § 54.1-2915
      Unprofessional conduct; grounds for refusal or disciplinary action
      § 54.1-2927
      Applicants from other states without reciprocity; temporary licenses or certificates for certain practitioners of the healing arts
    • Article 4. Licensure and Certification of Other Practitioners of the Healing Arts
    • § 54.1-2956.13
      Licensure of surgical assistant; practice of surgical assisting; use of title
      § 54.1-2956.14
      Advisory Board on Surgical Assisting; appointments; terms; duties
      § 54.1-2957.5
      Advisory Board on Athletic Training established; duties; composition; appointment; terms
    • Article 6. General Standards of Practice
    • § 54.1-2969
      Authority to consent to surgical and medical treatment of certain minors
    • Article 8. Health Care Decisions Act
    • § 54.1-2983.2
      Capacity; required determinations
  • Chapter 30. Nursing
    • Article 1. Board of Nursing
    • § 54.1-3005
      Specific powers and duties of Board
    • Article 2. Licensure of Registered Nurses
    • § 54.1-3018.2
      (Effective July 1, 2023) Pediatric sexual assault survivor services; requirements
    • Article 5. Licensure of Massage Therapists
    • § 54.1-3029
      Qualifications for a licensed massage therapist
  • Chapter 33. Pharmacy
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 54.1-3300
      Definitions
      § 54.1-3300.1
      Participation in collaborative agreements; regulations to be promulgated by the Boards of Medicine and Pharmacy
      § 54.1-3303
      Prescriptions to be issued and drugs to be dispensed for medical or therapeutic purposes only
      § 54.1-3303.1
      Initiating of treatment with and dispensing and administering of controlled substances by pharmacists
      § 54.1-3304.1
      Authority to license and regulate practitioners; permits
    • Article 2. Board of Pharmacy
    • § 54.1-3307
      Specific powers and duties of Board
    • Article 4. Registration of Pharmacy Technicians
    • § 54.1-3321
      Registration of pharmacy technicians
  • Chapter 34. Drug Control Act
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 54.1-3401
      Definitions
      § 54.1-3408
      Professional use by practitioners
      § 54.1-3408.3
      Certification for use of cannabis oil for treatment
      § 54.1-3408.5
      Epinephrine required in certain public places
      § 54.1-3410
      When pharmacist may sell and dispense drugs
      § 54.1-3411.2
      Prescription drug disposal programs
      § 54.1-3411.2:1
      Guidelines for disposal of unused drugs
      § 54.1-3422
      Controlled substances registration certificate required in addition to other requirements; exemptions
      § 54.1-3423
      Board to issue registration unless inconsistent with public interest; authorization to conduct research; application and fees
    • Article 4.2. Permitting of Pharmaceutical Processors to Produce and Dispense Cannabidiol Oil and Thc-A Oil
    • § 54.1-3442.5
      Definitions
      § 54.1-3442.6
      Permit to operate pharmaceutical processor or cannabis dispensing facility
      § 54.1-3442.7
      Dispensing cannabis oil; report
      § 54.1-3442.8
      Criminal liability; exceptions
    • Article 7. Controlled Paraphernalia
    • § 54.1-3466
      Possession or distribution of controlled paraphernalia; definition of controlled paraphernalia; evidence; exceptions
      § 54.1-3467
      Distribution of hypodermic needles or syringes, gelatin capsules, quinine or any of its salts
  • Chapter 35. Professional Counseling
    • Article 3. Art Therapists
    • § 54.1-3516
      Art therapist and art therapy associate; licensure
      § 54.1-3517
      Advisory Board on Art Therapy; membership; terms
  • Chapter 36. Psychology
    • § 54.1-3606.2
      (Effective January 1, 2021) Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact
  • Chapter 38. Veterinary Medicine
    • § 54.1-3800
      Practice of veterinary medicine
      § 54.1-3807
      Refusal to grant and to renew; revocation and suspension of licenses and registrations
  • Subtitle IV. Professions Regulated by the Supreme Court
  • Chapter 39. Attorneys
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 54.1-3900
      Practice of law; student internship program; definition
    • Article 5. Fees
    • § 54.1-3933
      Decreeing fee out of funds under control of court
  • Subtitle V. Occupations Regulated by Local Governing Bodies
  • Chapter 42. Dealers in Firearms
    • § 54.1-4201.2
      Firearm transactions by persons other than dealers; mandatory background checks