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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Board
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services


chapter
[REPEALED] Rules and Regulations to Assure the Rights of Clients in Community Programs [12 VAC 35 ‑ 130]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation protects the rights of all clients in community programs that are licensed or funded by the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services
State Authority Title Title 37.1-84.1
Federal Authority None entered
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 To clearly articulate the human rights of every individual receiving care and treatment in community programs licensed by DMHMRSAS.
To clearly articulate the responsibilities of community programs in ensuring the rights of consumers.
To clearly articulate the complaint review and resolution process and to specify the procedures and time frames for the review of complaints of rights violations.
To minimize the costs and intrusiveness of human rights regulatory requirements and administrative procedures to consumers, families, and provider organizations.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulatory Affairs
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 11th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: ruthanne.walker@dbhds.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)786-8623    TDD: (804)371-8977
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Rules and Regulations to Assure the Rights of Clients in Community Programs Licensed or Funded by the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/21/2001.