|Action Summary||This action fulfills the mandate by the 2021 General Assembly within Item 318. D. of the 2021 Special Session 1 Appropriation Act to promulgate emergency regulations to amend the Regulations for Children's Residential Facilities [12VAC35-46] to align with the requirements of the federal Family First Prevention Service Act (FFPSA) for children’s residential service providers who accept Title IV-E funding to meet the standards as qualified residential treatment programs (QRTPs). See https://www.acf.hhs.gov/cb/title-iv-e-prevention-program.|
|Chapters Affected||Only affects this chapter.|
|Exempt from APA||No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.|
|RIS Project||Yes |
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation
or court case.
The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA), enacted as part of Public Law (P.L.) 115—123.
|Associated Mandates||Amendments to align with the Family First Prevention Service Act (FFPSA)|
|New Periodic Review||This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.|
|Name / Title:||Susan H. Puglisi / Regulatory Research Specialist|
DBHDS Office of Regulatory Affairs
1220 Bank Street, 4th Floor South
Richmond, VA 23219
|Phone:||(804)371-8043 FAX: (804)371-4609 TDD: (804)371-8977|