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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 as a Result of 2017 Legislation
Action 4885 / Stage 8202
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 11/13/2018  9:16 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 2/12/2018    
pdf Attorney General Certification 3/15/2018    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 6/5/2018    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 10/26/2018    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 10/23/2018   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 2/12/2018
Returned to Agency: 2/22/2018
Resubmitted to OAG: 3/5/2018
Review Completed: 3/15/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/23/2018
Review Completed: 6/7/2018
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 6/12/2018
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 10/23/2018
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/26/2018
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 11/26/2018    Volume: 35  Issue: 7
Comment Period Ended 1/25/2019
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 4885:
Amend Permanency Regulation as a Result of 2017 Legislation
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8024) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/29/2017.
Proposed   (8202) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/25/2019.
Final   (8553) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/10/2021.
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