Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Petition 85
Petition Information
Petition Title Amend existing regulations regarding protection of human rights request A
Date Filed 9/15/2009   
Petitioner Steven Shoon 
Petitioner's Request

Amend the regulations to require the reason documented for denying patient access to service records and criteria for removal, to be consistent with the statement the physician is required to put into the service record in order to deny patient access to the same.

Agency's Plan

The Board will consider the petition and any comments received at its regularly scheduled meeting on December 8, 2009.

Comment Period Began 10/12/2009    Ended 11/9/2009
Agency Decision Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 12/8/2009
Agency Decision Summary

The Board determined that 12 VAC35-115 provides adequate protections with respect to restrictions being placed on an individual access to his or her services record.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Linda B. Grasewicz  / Senior Planner
Address: Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
1220 Bank Street
Richmond, 2318-1797
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-0040    FAX: (804)371-0092    TDD: (804)371-8977