Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Social Services
Board
State Board of Social Services


chapter
Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers [22 VAC 40 ‑ 185]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description The regulation establishes minimum standard for licensed child day centers.
State Authority 63.2-217 and 63.2-1734 of the Code of Virginia
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 The goals of this regulation are to protect children under the age of 13, who are separated from their parents during part of the day to receive out of home care in a child day center, by ensuring that the activities, services, and facilities are conducive to the well-being of children and to reduce risks in the environment of the centers.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Tatanishia Armstrong  / Licensing Consultant
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: tatanishia.armstrong@dss.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)726-7152 ext: 7    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers to Address Federal Health and Safety Requirements Proposed Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Offense Provisions for Licensed Child Day Centers
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/19/2016.
Adopt New Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 1/13/2016.
Amend Regulation to Revise Code Reference Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2017.
Transfer Child Day Care Regs to Social Services
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/1/2012.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Adopt New Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers Proposed Stage withdrawn on 8/21/2015 before the Governor's office completed its review.