Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations to Govern Temporary Leave from State Facilities [12 VAC 35 ‑ 210]
This action will promulgate a new regulation to govern practices related to temporary absences or leave from state mental health and mental retardation facilities.
Action 1597
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this proposed action is to develop a regulation to comply with the Code requirements regarding temporary leave situations under ยง 37.1-98(B) of the Code of Virginia.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [000787]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2886 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/19/2004.
3167 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/23/2006.
4081 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/25/2007.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Wendy V. Brown  / Policy Analyst
Address: 1220 Bank Street
P.O. Box 1797
Richmond, VA 23218-1797
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)371-0092