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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Certified Recovery Residences [12 VAC 35 ‑ 260]
Establishes certification of recovery residences (previously listed as 12 ...
Action 5364 / Stage 8726
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 2/20/2020  8:47 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/16/2019   (modified 2/20/2020)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 9/30/2019    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 11/8/2019   (modified 11/14/2019)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 12/20/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/20/2019   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 8/16/2019
Review Completed: 9/30/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 9/30/2019
Review Completed: 11/8/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 11/17/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/20/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/20/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/20/2020    Volume: 36  Issue: 11
Comment Period Ended 2/19/2020
Effective Date 3/7/2020
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulatory Affairs
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)371-4609    TDD: (804)371-8977
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5364:
Establishes certification of recovery residences (previously listed as 12 VAC35-270)
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (8726) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/07/2020.
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