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Regulation Governing Juvenile Correctional Centers [6 VAC 35 ‑ 71]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation will contain the minimum standards for juvenile correctional centers covering program operations, health care, personnel, facility safety, and physical environment. It will contain additional provisions for secure custody facilities, boot camps, work camps, juvenile industries, and independent living programs.
State Authority Sections 66-13 and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia of the Code of Virginia.
Federal Authority None.
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 review existing regulatory requirements applicable to juvenile correctional centers and combine in a single document all regulatory provisions currently contained in 6VAC35-51 and 6VAC35-140 deemed appropriate and necesary after a comprehensive review. The regulation will be reviewed and modifications proposed to ensure that it most effectively and efficiently supports its statutory purpose.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Kristen Peterson  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 600 East Main Street, 20th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: Kristen.Peterson@djj.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)588-3902    FAX: (804)371-6490    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Regulation Governing Juvenile Correctional Centers as a result of a comprehensive review. NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/2/2016.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment to 6VAC35-71-350 to include an exemption for juvenile correctional centers relating to toilet facilities ratios. Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/30/2016.
Comprehensive review and consolidation of regulations applicable to juvenile correctional centers Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2014.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Comprehensive review of all regulatory provisions governing juvenile correctional centers. -
Combines in single document provisions applicable to juvenile correctional centers. -