7/29/2011 9:21 am
Date / Time filed with the Register of Regulations
VA.R. Document Number: R____-______
Virginia Register Publication Information

Transmittal Sheet: Response to Petition for Rulemaking
Initial Agency Notice
Agency Decision
Promulgating Board: State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulatory Coordinator: Linda B. Grasewicz


Agency Contact: Linda B. Grasewicz

Regulatory Coordinator


Contact Address: Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

1220 Bank Street

Richmond, VA 23218-1797
Chapter Affected:
12 vac 35 - 115: Rules and Regulations to Assure the Rights of Individuals Receiving Services from Providers of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services
Statutory Authority: State: Section 37.2-400 of the Code of Virginia

Date Petition Received 05/02/2011
Petitioner Steven Shoon
 Petitioner's Request
Amend 12 VAC 35-115-80 to require providers notify an individual receiving services that a person, other than a healthcare provider, attempted to contact the individual when a person has attempted to contact them.
 Agency Plan
The Board will consider this petition at the next scheduled meeting after the public has had sufficient time to comment.
Publication Date 05/23/2011  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 06/12/2011
 Agency Decision
Take no action
Agency Response Date 07/29/2011
 Agency Decision Text
This appears to be a practice issue and not appropriate for regulatory action. Section 80 deals with an individual's right to have all identifying information remain confidential.