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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]
Fair Hearings for Foster Care
Action 4037 / Stage 6685
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 7/8/2014  9:31 am  
pdf Agency Background Document (modified 10/14/2013)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 10/15/2013   (modified 10/22/2013)    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 6/25/2014   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 9/1/2015   (Approved on 9/04/2015)  

Public Hearing Will not be held at the proposed stage.
Emergency Authority House Bill 2045 (2013)
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/10/2013
Review Completed: 10/15/2013
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 10/24/2013
Review Completed: 11/7/2013
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/20/2014
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 6/25/2014
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 6/25/2014
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 7/14/2014    Volume: 30  Issue: 23
Comment Period Ended 8/13/2014
Effective Date 6/25/2014
Expiration Date 12/24/2015

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 6/24/2016

Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Phyl Parrish 
Address: Division of Family Services
801 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219-2901
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)726-7926    FAX: (804)726-7895    TDD: (800)828-1849


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Action 4037:
Fair Hearings for Foster Care
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (6685) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (7093) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/04/2015.
Final   (7416) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/01/2016.
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