Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Petition 131
Petition Information
Petition Title Establish new regulations that individuals receiving inpatient hospitalization, or outpatient treatment have access to meetings of the State Board, SHRC and LHRCs via electronic video/tele-conference
Date Filed 12/6/2010    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Steven Shoon 
Petitioner's Request

Establish new regulations that mandate mental health consumers receiving inpatient hospitalization, outpatient treatment, or both; have access to meetings of the State Board; State Human Rights Committee (SHRC); and all Local Human Rights Committees (LHRCs) via electronic video/tele-conference pursuant to §2.2-3708 and §2.2-3708.1.

Agency's Plan

The Board will consider the petition and any comments received at its regularly scheduled meeting on April 28, 2011.

Comment Period Began 1/3/2011    Ended 1/24/2011
Virginia Register Announcement Submitted on 12/6/2010
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Published on: 1/3/2011     Volume: 27  Issue: 9
Agency Decision Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 5/2/2011
Decision Publication Date Published on: 5/23/2011     Volume: 27  Issue: 19
Agency Decision Summary

The Board’s authority in 37.2-203 to adopt regulations does not permit the requested action.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Linda B. Grasewicz  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 1220 Bank Street
Richmond, 23218-1797
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-0040    FAX: (804)371-0092    TDD: ()-