Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Board
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
chapter
Victims of Sterilization Fund Program [12 VAC 35 ‑ 240]
Action:
Promulgate a new regulation governing compensation to victims of forced sterilization
 
General Information
Action Summary The 2015 Virginia General Assembly enacted the Commonwealth’s Compensation for Victims of Eugenics Sterilization Program on March 26, 2015 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.
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  [004471]
Associated Mandates Compensation to Individuals Involuntarily Sterilized Pursuant to the Virginia Eugenical Sterilization Act
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7296 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/21/2015 and expires on 5/20/2017.
7737 Fast-Track Stage complete. Becomes effective on 5/4/2017.
 
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
Phone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)786-8623    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.