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Guidance Documents

The Code of Virginia requires annual publication of lists of guidance documents from state agencies. A guidance document is defined as "...any document developed by a state agency or staff that provides information or guidance of general applicability to the staff or public to interpret or implement statutes or the agency's rules or regulations..." Agencies are required to maintain a complete, current list of all guidance documents and make the full text of such documents available to the public.

Copies of the following documents may be viewed during regular work days from 8:15 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the offices of the Department of Health Professions, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico Virginia 23233-1463. Copies may also be downloaded by clicking on the links below or from the Regulatory Townhall at www.townhall.virginia.gov or requested by email at AudBD@dhp.virginia.gov. Questions regarding implementation of these documents or requests for copies may be directed to Leslie L. Knachel, Executive Director of the Board at the address above or by telephone at (804) 367-4630. Copies are free of charge.


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30-1, Sanctioning Reference Manual, adopted June 5, 2010, revised November 3, 2011 (pdf document)

30-2, By-Laws of the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, revised March 13, 2014 (Word document)

30-3, Board guidance on use of confidential consent agreements, re-adopted October 9, 2008 (Word document)

30-4, Board guidance for process of delegation of informal fact-finding to an agency subordinate, revised September 2010 (Word document)

30-6, Board guidance on definition of active practice, revised September 8, 2016 (Word document)

30-8, Requirements to Hold Licensure in Virginia to Practice Speech-Language Pathology, revised September 8, 2016 (Word document)

30-9, Continuing Education (CE) Audits and Sanctioning for Failure to Complete CE, revised September 8, 2016 (Word document)

30-10, Disposition of Disciplinary Cases for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists Practicing on Expired Licenses, adopted November 3, 2011 (Word document)

30-11, Guidelines for Processing Applications for Licensure, revised September 8, 2016 (Word document)