Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Standards for Licensed Family Day Homes [22 VAC 40 ‑ 111]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Licensure Threshold-Family Day Homes
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.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
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.