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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 8197
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 10/17/2018  11:20 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 2/7/2018    
pdf Attorney General Certification 2/27/2018    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 10/4/2018   

Changes to Text No changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 2/7/2018
Review Completed: 2/27/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/23/2018
Review Completed: 4/23/2018
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/21/2018
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 10/4/2018
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/9/2018
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/29/2018    Volume: 35  Issue: 5
Comment Period Ended 11/28/2018
Effective Date 12/1/2018
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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