Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
[REPEALED] Mandatory Standards for the Certification of First Offender Drug Abuse Diversion and Education Programs [12 VAC 35 ‑ 20]
|Description||This regulation establishes criteria for the certification of programs designed specifically to provide a substance abuse education alternative for first offender clients referred by the court.|
|State Authority||18.2-252 and and 37.1-10|
|Federal Authority||None entered|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
To assist the criminal court system in providing educational alternatives for first time misdemeanor offenders of controlled substance statutes.
To establish minimum criteria and procedural requirements for any agency to operate first offender drug abuse diversion and education services that have minimal cost or intrusiveness to citizens or provider organizations.
|Name / Title:||Ruth Anne Walker / Director of Regulatory Affairs|
1220 Bank St., 11th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
|Telephone:||(804)225-2252 FAX: (804)786-8623 TDD: (804)371-8977|