Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Virginia Energy Assistance Program - Home Energy Assistance Program [22 VAC 40 ‑ 685]
Review 825
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 8/28/2007
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order Number 36 (2006), the Department of Social Services is currently reviewing 22 VAC 40-685, Virginia Energy Assistance Program- Home Energy Assistance Program, to determine if it should be terminated, amended, or retained in current form. The review will be guided by the principles listed in Executive Order Number 36 (2006) and in the department’s Plan for Review of Existing Agency Regulations.

The department seeks public comment regarding the regulation’s interference in private enterprise and life, essential need of the regulation, less burdensome and intrusive alternative to the regulation, specific and measurable goals that the regulation is intended to achieve, and whether the regulation is clearly written and easily understandable.

Written comments may be submitted until October 8, 2007, in care of Sandy Graham, Energy Assistance Consultant, Division of Benefit Programs, 7 North Eighth Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, by facsimile to (804) 726-7358, or by e-mail to
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 9/17/2007
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 10/8/2007

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (not yet submitted)
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #2532: Amend the reporting requirement date and the submission frequency for the Energy Assistance Program Report
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line