Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
General Relief Program - Deeming Income From Alien Sponsors [22 VAC 40 ‑ 640]    (Repealed)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Any alien sponsored by a public or private agency or organization shall be ineligible for General Relief for a period of three years following entry unless the sponsored alien can provide documentation that the sponsor no longer exists or is unable to meet the alien’s needs. The regulation provides a formula for deeming income of the sponsor as well as exceptions to deeming the income.
State Authority 63.2-203 and 63.2-802
Federal Authority 42 USCS 301-1396
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation In certain situations, immigrants have sponsors. This regulation is intended to provide a method of determining the amount of income provided to such families from alien sponsors when determining eligibility for General Relief.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Moniko Coleman  / Board Liaison
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)726-7512    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Establish General Relief Program Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/2009.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
8/7/2007 Agency Completed Repeal
6/26/2002 Agency Completed Retain As Is