Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations for Voluntary Admissions to State Training Centers [12 VAC 35 ‑ 190]
Review 779
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 5/29/2006
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order Number 21, the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services and the State Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Board will review its regulation 12 VAC 35-190-10 et seq., Regulations Establishing Procedures for Voluntarily Admitting Persons Who are Mentally Retarded to State Mental Retardation Facilities, to determine whether it should be terminated, amended, or retained in its current form. The review will be guided by the principles listed in Executive Order Number 21.

The Department seeks public comment on any issue related to the review of the regulation, including whether (i) the regulation is effective in acheiving its goals; (ii) the regulation is essential to the health, safety and welfare of citizens; (iii) there are less burdensome and intrusive alternatives to the regulation; and (iv) the regulation is clearly written and easily understandable.

Written comments may be submitted until June 23, 2006 to Wendy Brown, Agency Regulatory Coordinator, DMHMRSAS, P.O. Box 1797, Richmond, VA 23219-1797, by email to {} facsimile to (804) 371-0092. Please include your full name and address with your comments.
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 5/29/2006
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 6/23/2006

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (not yet submitted)
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #2172: Revisions to clarify, update and respond to changes in practice
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line