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Meeting update: State Board of Nursing - Child Abuse Reporting Requirements (Proposed Regulation 16A-5140)

Posted 16 days ago by Holly Verderame

The State Board of Nursing (Board)  recently submitted the above-referenced final-form regulation.  You can obtain a copy of the final-form regulation from IRRC’s website –

Please note: IRRC's January meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 26, 2022 beginning at 10 am in the 14th floor conference room, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA.  The agenda and any changes to the time or date of the meeting will be posted on IRRC’s website at  In addition, the public meeting will be livestreamed and accessible through the IRRC website.

Any comments on this final-form regulation should be submitted to the Board prior to the 48-hour blackout-out period, which begins at 10 am on Monday, January 24, 2022.  The Regulatory Review Act requires IRRC to embargo any comments it receives during the 48-hour blackout period.  Any comments received during the blackout period will not be reviewed by IRRC’s Commissioners until the start of the meeting.  For this reason, it is better to comment before the blackout period begins.  Please also provide IRRC with a copy of any comments by email to  All correspondence and documents relating to a regulation submitted to IRRC are a matter of public record and appear on our website.

For a copy of the regulation or for substantive questions regarding the regulation, please contact Cynthia Miller, Board Administrator, State Board of Nursing, P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649, STNURSE@PA.GOV.

Please contact me if you have any questions about the regulatory review process.

Thank you,


Laura Campbell | Regulatory Analyst
Independent Regulatory Review Commission
333 Market Street, 14th Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17101