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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 2019
Action 5318 / Stage 9471
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 2/8/2022  1:42 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/25/2021   (modified 12/16/2021)    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/12/2022   

Changes to Text No changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
DPB Review
Submitted on 12/16/2021
Review Completed: 1/6/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 1/11/2022
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 1/12/2022
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/12/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/14/2022    Volume: 38  Issue: 13
Comment Period Ended 3/16/2022
Effective Date 3/17/2022
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 5318:
Amend Permanency Regulation 2019
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8666) Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/19/2020.
Proposed   (8992) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/09/2021.
Final   (9471) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/17/2022.
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