Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Virginia Independence Program [22 VAC 40 ‑ 35]
Amend VIP Regulation
Action 4000
General Information
Action Summary Current references to “Aid to Families with Dependent Children” or “AFDC” will be updated to “Temporary Assistance for Needy Families” or “TANF.” References to the “Food Stamp Program” or “Food Stamps” will be updated to the “Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program” or “SNAP.” The terms “child day care” or “day care” will be replaced with “child care.” The term “relative,” includes a reference to “a qualified employer.” This definition will be updated and the reference to “a qualified employer” will be removed. Both “Full Employment Program” and “sanction” will be updated to remove references to Food Stamps. To be consistent with § 63.2-609 of the Code of Virginia, 22VAC40-35-80 will be updated to include a 12 month lifetime limit on the exemption from participating in the employment and training program for caring for a young child.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003620]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 3/19/2013
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
6628 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/18/2014.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mark Golden  / TANF Program Manager
Address: 801 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7385    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.