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Regulation for State Reimbursement of Local Juvenile Residential Facility Costs [6 VAC 35 ‑ 30]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The regulation sets forth the process by which the Department and the Board of Juvenile Justice will approve the Commonwealth's reimbursement of a portion of a locality's cost of constructing a juvenile residential facility.
State Authority Code of Virginia Sections ;16.1-313 16.322.5 through ;16.1-322.7 and and 66-10.
Federal Authority Not applicable.
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. To "ensure that an optimum number of children are provided high quality services at a minimum cost to the locality and to the Commonwealth" [6 VBAC 35-30-10];
2. To provide "a guideline in evaluating requests for reimbursement of local facility construction costs" [6 VAC 35-30-30];
3. To provide "criteria to assess need and establish priorities" [6 VAC 35-30-30];
4. To ensure the fair and equitable distribution of state funders provided for reimbursing local facility construction costs [6 VAC 35-30-30]; and
5. to provide criteria for private construction of detention or other residential facilities" [6 VAC 35-30-30].
Meetings See all meetings (5) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Deron Phipps  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Dept of Juvenile Justice
PO Box 1110
Richmond, VA 23218-1110
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)371-0743    FAX: (804)371-0773    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to Regulations Governing State Reimbursement of Local Juvenile Residential Facilities Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2011.
Amend the reimbursement process to include changes mandated by the 2000 General Assembly, and establish requirements for certain unreimbursed construction projects. NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 10/24/2001 before DPB completed its review.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Incorporate into the regulation changes in the reimbursement approval process mandated by the 2000 General Assembly, and to clarify that the regulation extends to construction of certain facilities even when reimbursement is not sought from the Commonweal Proposed Stage withdrawn on 12/27/2007 after the comment period had ended.

Past Periodic Reviews
Optional Title Date Filed Status
Regulation Governing State Reimbursement of Local Juvenile Residential Facility Costs
10/22/2018 Amend
12/27/2007 Amend
8/1/2000 Amend