Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations Establishing Procedures for Voluntarily Admitting Persons Who Are Mentally Retarded to State Mental Retardation Facilities [12 VAC 35 ‑ 190]
|Description||This regulation details criteria and procedures for voluntarily admitting persons to a state mental retardation training center.|
|State Authority||37.2-203 and (37.2-806 B)|
|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||
To clearly articulate requirements and actions required to admit a person to a mental retardation training center.
To clearly define due process protections afforded to persons with mental retardation who are being admitted to a training center and to their families.
To assure that training center admission procedures are minimally intrusive for individuals and their families and have the minimum possible cost to training centers.
|Name / Title:||Ruth Anne Walker / Regulatory Coordinator|
1220 Bank St., 11th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
|Telephone:||(804)225-2252 FAX: (804)786-8623 TDD: ()-|