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Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies [22 VAC 40 ‑ 192]    (Under Development)
Comprehensive Repeal and Replace Background Check Regulation
Action 5077 / Stage 8669
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 10/4/2019  12:20 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/21/2019   (modified 10/7/2019)    
ORM Economic Review Form Not yet submitted  
pdf Attorney General Certification 7/30/2019    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 10/7/2019   (modified 11/14/2019)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 10/17/2019   (modified 11/20/2019)    

Withdrawn 2/17/22
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 6/21/2019
Review Completed: 7/30/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 8/22/2019
Review Completed: 10/7/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 1/13/2022
Governor's Review Stage withdrawn on 02/17/2022 before the Governor's office completed its review.
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
Comment Period No comment period will occur since the stage has been withdrawn.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Deborah Eves  / Program Consultant
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Action 5077:
Comprehensive Repeal and Replace Background Check Regulation
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8324) Stage withdrawn on 02/17/2022 after the comment period had ended.
Proposed   (8669) Stage withdrawn on 02/17/2022 before the Governor's office completed its review.
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