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Standards for the Interim Regulations of Children's Residential Facilities [6 VAC 35 ‑ 51]
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Description This regulation is intended to: (a) protect the vulnerable children who are separated from their families and reside in children’s residential facilities and (b) assure that an acceptable level of care, treatment, and education are provided by the licensees.
State Authority Code of Virginia Sections ,16.1-309.9 ,16-1-322.5 ,66-10 and and 66-24.
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 This new regulation will replace the current Standards for Interdepartmental Regulation of Children's Residential Facilities (22VAC42-11-10 et seq.). This regulation adopts the provisions of 22VAC42-11 in their entirety, with the exception of the requirement for interdepartmental cooperation in the development and promulgation of regulations governing children's residential facilities which, effective July 1, 2008, was removed from the governing statutes and with several technical changes. The Board is taking this action to comply with the mandates of Chapter 873 of the 2008 Acts of the General Assembly.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Barbara Peterson-Wilson  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 600 East Main Street, 20th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: barbara.peterson-wilson@djj.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)588-3902    FAX: (804)371-6490    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal the Standards for the Interim Regulations of Children's Residential Facilities (6VAC35-51) Fast-Track Secretary of Public Safety review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Comprehensively reviews & combines all regulations governing juvenile secure detention centers Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2014.
Combines & comprehensively reviews all regulations governing juvenile group homes & halfway houses Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2014.
Promulgate the Standards for the Interim Regulation of Children's Residential Facilities Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/17/2008.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Combines in single document provisions applicable to juvenile correctional centers. -