Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Child Protective Services [22 VAC 40 ‑ 705]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
2003 Legislative Requirements
Action 1350
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to incorporate changes into the regulation that are required by legislation enacted by the 2003 General Assembly. These changes pertain to emergency removals of children from their parent or guardian and retention of completed family assessments
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2397 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 08/28/2003 before submission to the Registrar.
2433 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2004.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Betty Jo Zarris  / CPS Policy Specialist
Address: Division of Family Services
730 East Broad Street, 2nd Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-1849
Email Address:
Phone: (804)692-1220    FAX: (804)692-2215    TDD: (800)828-1120