Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations for Children's Residential Facilities [12 VAC 35 ‑ 46]
Amendments to align with the Family First Prevention Service Act (FFPSA)
Action 5849 / Stage 9581
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 7/12/2023  11:00 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 3/31/2022   (modified 8/8/2022)    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 9/27/2022    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/30/2022    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 8/15/2022   (modified 10/27/2022)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 10/27/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 6/27/2023   

Changes to Text The proposed text for this stage is identical to the emergency regulation.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 3/31/2022
Review Completed: 6/30/2022
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/30/2022
Review Completed: 8/15/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 6/20/2023
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 6/27/2023
Governor Review Completed: 6/27/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 6/27/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 7/17/2023    Volume: 39  Issue: 24
Comment Period Ended 9/15/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Susan H. Puglisi  / Regulatory Research Specialist
Address: DBHDS Office of Regulatory Affairs
1220 Bank Street, 4th Floor South
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)371-8043    FAX: (804)371-4609    TDD: (804)371-8977


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Action 5849:
Amendments to align with the Family First Prevention Service Act (FFPSA)
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9439) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (9581) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/15/2023.
Final   (10142) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/07/2023.
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