Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Social Services
Board
State Board of Social Services


chapter
Virginia Energy Assistance Program - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) [22 VAC 40 ‑ 680]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description The existing regulation defines the Virginia Energy Assistance Program; determines eligibility and benefit criteria for the fuel, crisis and cooling programs; and establishes application periods for each component. Reimbursement to local departments of social services for administrative costs will not exceed seven percent.
State Authority 63.2-217
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation The purpose of the regulation is to provide fuel, crisis and cooling assistance to eligible households to offset the costs of home energy expenses that are excessive in relation to household income, and to supplement when other resources cannot meet those needs.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Andrea Gregg  / Program Manager
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: andrea.gregg@dss.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)726-7368    FAX: (804)726-7358    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Establish Cooling Assistance Component Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/26/2003.
Establish Home Energy Assistance Program NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 3/27/2002 before the Governor's office completed its review.
Eliminate Resource Limit Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/20/2000.