Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
 Electronic Access 
Regular State Board Meeting and Committee Meetings (VIRTUAL)

Meeting Details
Date / Time 10/14/2020  9:30 am
Type Electronic Only 
Electronic Access NOTICE: THERE IS ONE MEETING LOG IN FOR THE TWO CONCURRENT COMMITTEE MEETINGS (8:30), AND THE REGULAR QUARTERLY BOARD MEETING (9:30). THE COMMITTEE MEETINGS WILL BE BREAKOUT ROOMS FROM THE MAIN MEETING ROOM VIA ZOOM. Register in advance for this meeting: --After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. --Members will be pre-sorted and automatically placed into the committee room, and returned to the main room. All participants will come to the main room and then be moved to the committee rooms, and returned. --Committees from 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. (Planning and Budget; Policy and Evaluation) --Regular Quarterly Meeting - 9:30 a.m. - approx. 2 p.m.
Board Website Address is to long to list here; see note above. 
Agenda document pdf Meeting Agenda 10/13/2020   (604k)
Minutes document pdf Meeting minutes 12/4/2020   (246k)       FINAL
Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? Yes
Purpose of the meeting
A public comment period is held during every state board regular meeting. Comments may be made verbally and in writing. NOTE: This is a quarterly meeting of the State Board. Consistent with the budget item (4-0.01.g.) of the Budget Bill (HB29, Chapter 1283) and the applicable provisions of § 2.2-3708.2 in the Freedom of Information Act, the State Board will convene a virtual meeting to consider such business matters as may be presented on the agenda necessary for the board to discharge its lawful purposes, duties, and responsibilities. • Verbal public comment will be received early in the meeting (see agenda for specific time) from those persons who have submitted an email to no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 13, 2020 indicating that they wish to provide a brief verbal comment. As the names of these individuals are announced at the beginning of the public comment period, three minutes of comment may be offered. Instructions for calling into the meeting are included in the packet on the first page. • Written public comment may be sent by email to no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 13, 2020. • Public comment will not be accepted on petitions for rulemaking or regulatory actions in which the comment period has closed. • No regulatory actions are on the agenda. • Two State Board policies are being updated with minor (nonsubstantive) amendments.
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to receive comment on a proposed stage
General business of the board
Discuss particular regulations / chapters

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulatory Affairs and Board Liaison
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 4th Floor
Richmond, 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)247-1933    FAX: (804)786-6638    TDD: (804)371-8977