Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Board
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
chapter
Regulations to Assure the Rights of Individuals Receiving Services from Providers Licensed, Funded, or Operated by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services [12 VAC 35 ‑ 115]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Action:
Streamline administrative process; improve program efficiencies; and eliminate redundancies.
 
General Information
Action Summary Revise the regulations to be simplier, easier to understand, and more user-friendly. Additionally, the revisions to the Human Rights regulations will assure that duplicate or redunant activities are eliminated. These actions will result in enhanced individual protections for individuals receiving services including those under the DOJ settlement agreement.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003502]
Associated Periodic Review 11/1/2011
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6367 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 3/18/2013.
6810 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 2/12/2016.
7639 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/9/2017.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Deb Lochart  / Director, Office of Human Rights
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 13th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: deb.lochart@dbhds.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)786-0032    FAX: (804)371-2308    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.