Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations for Children's Residential Facilities [12 VAC 35 ‑ 46]
Amendments to align with ASAM criteria in children's residential facilities
Action 5564 / Stage 9685
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 1/24/2023  5:43 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/14/2022    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 9/1/2022    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/2/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/21/2022   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/14/2022
Review Completed: 8/2/2022
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 8/2/2022
Review Completed: 8/18/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 12/16/2022
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 12/21/2022
Governor Review Completed: 12/21/2022
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/21/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/16/2023    Volume: 39  Issue: 11
Comment Period Ended 2/15/2023
Effective Date 2/17/2023
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 5564:
Amendments to align with ASAM criteria in children's residential facilities
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9016) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (9363) Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/15/2022.
Final   (9685) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/17/2023.
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