Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Minimum Standards for Licensed Independent Foster Homes [22 VAC 40 ‑ 141]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Re-format current regulation to harmonize with data system requirements
Action 1917
General Information
Action Summary This action reconfigures the current regulation text by separating certain paragraphs and sentences into more discrete units of information for compliance purposes. The content does not change. The current regulation, effective February 1, 2005, is not configured to provide the discrete elements required by the DOLPHIN system. The Division of Licensing Programs uses a Division of Licensing Programs Help and Information Network (DOLPHIN) to manage information about applicants and regulated providers. It also serves as a management tool for licensing staff.
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: ยง 2.2-4006 A. 3.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
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
3457 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/22/2006.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Wenda Singer  / Program Development Consultant
Address: Division of Licensing Programs
7 North 8th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7148    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: (800)828-1120