Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Juvenile Justice
Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Regulation Governing Juvenile Secure Detention Centers [6 VAC 35 ‑ 101]
Amendment to 6VAC35-101-420 Toilet Facilities to include an exemption for juvenile secure detention centers relating to toilet facilities ratios.
Action 4171
General Information
Action Summary This action would amend 6VAC35-101-420 relating to the resident-to-toilet ratio in juvenile secure detention centers. The proposed amendment changes the date for which juvenile secure detention centers are required to comply with the requirement to have one toilet, one hand basin, and one shower or tub for every four residents (one-to-four ratio) in any building constructed or structurally modified after July 1, 1981 to require only those buildings constructed or structurally modified after December 28, 2007 to meet the aforementioned one-to-four ratio. . This amendment would bring the regulation into alignment with the prior residential regulation (6VAC35-51-460) that was effective September 17, 2008 and superseded on December 31, 2013.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004035]
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
6938 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/30/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ken Davis  / Regulatory Affairs Coordinator
Address: 600 East Main Street, 20th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)807-0486    FAX: (804)371-6497    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.