Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations to Govern Temporary Leave from State Facilities [12 VAC 35 ‑ 210]
Review 1110
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 11/1/2011
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2.-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is conducting a periodic review of VAC citation: 12 VAC 35-210, title of regulation: Regulations to Govern Temporary Leave from State Mental Health and Mental Retardation Facilities.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) ( and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins November 21, 2011, and ends on December 19, 2011.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: Linda Grasewicz, Title: Regulatory Coordinator, Address: 1220 Bank Street, P. O. Box 1797, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23218, Telephone: 804-786-0040, FAX: 804-371-0092, email address:

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 11/21/2011
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 12/19/2011

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (12/7/2012)
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line