Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Governing the Use of Seclusion and Restraint in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools in Virginia [8 VAC 20 ‑ 750]
Promulgating new regulation governing seclusion & restraint in public elementary & secondary schools
Action 4336
General Information
Action Summary NOIRA approved by the Virginia Board of Education on March 26, 2015.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004323]
Associated Mandates
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7184 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/26/2015.
7894 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/19/2019.
8705 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2021.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Samantha Hollins  / Asst Supt for Special Education and Student Serv
Address: 101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-8079    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-