Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Permanency Services - Prevention, Foster Care, Adoption, and Independent Living [22 VAC 40 ‑ 201]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amend Permanency Regulation 2021
Action 5738 / Stage 9283
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 9/8/2021  7:44 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/16/2021    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/9/2021    

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 6/17/2021
Review Completed: 8/9/2021
Result: Certified
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/20/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/13/2021    Volume: 38  Issue: 2
Comment Period No comment period held for this exempt action/stage.
Effective Date 10/13/2021
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 5738:
Amend Permanency Regulation 2021
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Final   (9283) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/13/2021.
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