Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
 Electronic Access 
Office of Licensing Regulatory Advisory Panel: Overhaul

Meeting Details
Date / Time 6/20/2023  10:00 am
Type Electronic Only 
Electronic Access **PANELISTS ACCESS VIA EMAILED LINK FROM 6/16.** ZOOM MEETING INFO ATTACHED FOR PUBLIC. Also, links to the draft chapters and background information are posted on: *Direct any questions regarding the meeting arrangements to: Any questions regarding the drafts direct to:
Board Website Address is to long to list here; see note above. 
Agenda document pdf Meeting Agenda 6/20/2023   (230k)
Minutes document pdf Meeting minutes 8/4/2023   (165k)       FINAL
Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? Yes
Purpose of the meeting
The RAP is established per the DBHDS Public Participation Guidelines to “provide professional specialization or technical assistance when the agency determines that such expertise is necessary to address a specific regulatory issue or action…” on the “overhaul” of the Licensing Regulations into drafts for a General Chapter applying to all services and five new service-specific chapters: Residential Services, Center-Based Services, Home/Non-Center Based Services, Case Management, and Crisis Services. Membership on the RAP is by invitation; persons from state agency partners and providers statewide were invited. The meetings will be formal in nature and open to the public.
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to receive comment on a proposed stage
General business of the board
Discuss particular regulations / chapters
The agency plans to discuss the following regulations at this meeting:
12 VAC 35-46 Regulations for Children's Residential Facilities
12 VAC 35-105 Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulatory Affairs
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 4th Floor
Richmond, 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)786-8623    TDD: (804)371-8977