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Standards for Interdepartmental Regulation of Residential Facilities for Children [REPEALED] [8 VAC 20 ‑ 50]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation is jointly promulgated by the State Boards of Juvenile Justice; Education; Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services; and Social Services. The goal of the regulation is to ensure that children's residential facilities provide adequate care, treatment and education. The regulation addresses facility organization and administration, personnel, residential environment, programs and vices, and disaster or emergency plans.
State Authority Sections ;16.1-309.9 ;66-10 and 66-25.1 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Not applicable
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 Not available.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ms. Emily V. Webb  / Director for Board Relations
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
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Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal Standards of Interdepartmental Regulation of Residential Facilities for Children Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/2/2000.