Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Virginia Independence Program [22 VAC 40 ‑ 35]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend the Virginia Independence Program regulation by changing exemptions, work definitions, and crating a new transitional benefit.
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to implement provisions of the federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 that requires states to meet certain work participation rates in their Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program or face substantial penalities.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [000607]
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
3700 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 8/31/2006.
4152 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/1/2007.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mark Golden  / Economic Assistance and Employment Manager
Address: Division of Benefit Programs
7 North 8th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7385    FAX: (804)726-7356    TDD: (800)828-1120