Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Minimum Standards for Licensed Private Child-Placing Agencies [22 VAC 40 ‑ 131]
Adopt new standards for licensed private child-placing agencies.
Action 3080 / Stage 5857
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 1/10/2012  11:33 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/15/2011   (modified 12/15/2011)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 4/15/2011    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 7/26/2011   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/15/2011
Review Completed: 4/15/2011
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/25/2011
Review Completed: 5/9/2011
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 6/21/2011
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 7/26/2011
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 7/27/2011
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/15/2011    Volume: 27  Issue: 25
Comment Period Ended 10/11/2011
Effective Date 5/1/2012
Suspended This stage has been suspended on 8/18/11
Reason: On August 17, 2011, the State Board of Social Services took action to suspend the regulatory process for 30 days to solicit public comment.

Publication Date: 9/12/2011    Volume: 28  Issue: 1

Ended 10/11/2011
Readoption Decision: The rule making entity elected to readopt the final regulation as is. This decision will be published as follows.

Publication Date: 1/16/2012    Volume: 28  Issue: 1
Contact Information
Name / Title: Joni Baldwin 
Address: VA Dept of Social Services
801 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)726-7162    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: (800)828-1120


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Action 3080:
Adopt new standards for licensed private child-placing agencies.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (5194) Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/14/2009.
Proposed   (5370) Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/01/2011.
Final   (5857) StageComplete: After suspension, the rulemaking entity elected to retain this regulation as it is.
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