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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Board
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services


chapter
[REPEALED] Mandatory Standards for the Certification of First Offender Drug Abuse Diversion and Education Programs [12 VAC 35 ‑ 20]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
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.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulatory Affairs
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 11th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: ruthanne.walker@dbhds.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)786-8623    TDD: (804)371-8977
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
The purpose of this action is to repeal four outdated regulations that duplicate the intent and function of other existing regulations of the Board. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/26/2002.