Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Board
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
chapter
Regulations for Children's Residential Facilities [12 VAC 35 ‑ 46]
Action:
Promulgate a new regulation to license children's group homes and residential facilities
 
General Information
Action Summary This action will promulgate a new regulation to incorporate existing applicable provisions from the existing Interdepartmental regulations (22 VAC 42-11-10 et seq.) and the Regulations for Providers of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Substance Abuse and Brain Injury Services for Children (12 VAC 35-45-10 et seq.) This action is intended to comply with Chapter 873 of the 2008 Virginia Acts of Assembly which eliminates the interdepartmental regulation of children's residential facilities and requires the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services to regulate and license children's residential facilities for which it is the primary licensing agency.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 12 VAC 35-46 Regulations for Children's Residential Facilities Promulgate New Regulation
Other chapters
  12 VAC 35 - 45 [REPEALED] Regulations for Providers for Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Residential Services for Children
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [001612]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4927 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/06/2009.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily Bowles  / Legal Coordinator, Office of Licensing
Address: DBHDs P.O. Box 1797
1220 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23218-1797
Email Address: emily.bowles@dbhds.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)225-3281    FAX: (804)692-0066    TDD: (804)371-8977

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.