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Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Permanency Services - Prevention, Foster Care, Adoption, and Independent Living [22 VAC 40 ‑ 201]
Amend Permanency Regulation 2016
Action 4697 / Stage 7908
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 9/22/2017  10:48 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/17/2017   (modified 5/11/2017)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 5/17/2017    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 7/28/2017    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 9/11/2017    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 9/8/2017   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/17/2017
Returned to Agency: 5/5/2017
Resubmitted to OAG: 5/11/2017
Review Completed: 5/17/2017
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/16/2017
Review Completed: 7/28/2017
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 7/31/2017
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 9/8/2017
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 9/11/2017
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/2/2017    Volume: 34  Issue: 3
Comment Period Ended 12/1/2017
Contact Information
Name / Title: Em Parente 
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)726-7895    FAX: (804)726-7538    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 4697:
Amend Permanency Regulation 2016
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (7742) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/28/2016.
Proposed   (7908) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/01/2017.
Final   (8197) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2018.
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