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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Board
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services


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Victims of Sterilization Fund Program [12 VAC 35 ‑ 240]
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Chapter Information
Description The 2015 Virginia General Assembly enacted the Commonwealth’s Compensation for Victims of Eugenics Sterilization Program on March 22, 2014 in Chapter 665 of the Acts of Assembly (the Budget Bill). This regulation provides administrative guidelines for appropriate documentation to verify the claim of individuals who were victims of forced sterilization to be compensated pursuant to the Virginia Eugenical Sterilization Act and who were living as of February 1, 2015 (up to $25,000 per individual). It also provides an administrative process for handling all claims.
State Authority § § 37.2-203
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 provide compensation to individuals who were victims of forced sterilization pursuant to the Virginia Eugenical Sterilization Act and who were living as of February 1, 2015.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 11th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: ruthanne.walker@dbhds.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)786-8623    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate a new regulation governing compensation to victims of forced sterilization Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/4/2017.