Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Petition 106
Petition Information
Petition Title Amend 12 VAC 35-115 Section 30
Date Filed 4/8/2010    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Steven Shoon 
Petitioner's Request

Amend 12 VAC 35-115-30 to add statements to the definitions of "department" and "provider" that exclude the Department of Corrections; and remove the Department of Corrections exclusion from the definitions of "abuse" and "neglect"

Agency's Plan

The Board will consider the petition and public comments at the next scheduled meeting, which is June 25, 2010.

Comment Period Began 5/10/2010    Ended 5/31/2010
Agency Decision Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 6/25/2010
Agency Decision Summary

The definitions of "abuse" and "neglect" in Title 37.2-100 of the Code of Virginia includes the Department of Corrections exclusion.  Therefore, the provisions of VAC 35-115-30 referenced in this petition should not be changed as requested.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Linda B. Grasewicz  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 1220 Bank Street
P. O. Box 1797
Richmond, 23218-1797
Email Address:
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