Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Standards for Licensed Family Day Homes [22 VAC 40 ‑ 111]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amend Licensure Threshold-Family Day Homes
Action 4574
General Information
Action Summary The definition of “family day home” in § 63.2-100 of the Code of Virginia is being amended, effective July 1, 2016, to lower the threshold required for licensure to five children at any one time, exclusive of the provider’s own children and any children residing in the home. The definition of “family day home” in 22VAC-40-111-10 is amended to reflect this Code change, to comply with House Bill 1570 and Senate Bill 1168 (2015).
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 A 4 a
RIS Project Yes  [004655]
Associated Mandates Child day centers and family day homes; regulations, national background check required, report.
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
7577 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/19/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Sharon Stroble  / Program Consultant
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7037    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.