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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Social Services
Board
State Board of Social Services
chapter
Minimum Standards for Licensed Private Child-Placing Agencies [22 VAC 40 ‑ 131]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Amend Standards for Licensed Child Placing Agencies to Comply with the Code
 
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action will bring the Standards for Licensed Child Placing Agencies into conformity with multiple sections of the Code of Virginia that changed due to legislation from the 2019 General Assembly session which will become effective July 1, 2019. The regulation will be amended to add notification to birth parents, adoptive parents, and the child age 14 or older about post-adoptive communication agreements and notification to the child age 14 or older that he may consent to such an agreement (Chapters 65 and 84 of the Virginia Acts of Assembly 2019, § 63.2-1220.2 of the Code of Virginia). The regulation will be amended to include an annual review and update, if necessary, of caseloads and to add the Commissioner’s authority to place, remove, or direct the placement of a child who is under the supervision and control of a local board or licensed child placing agency (Chapter 446 of the Virginia Acts of Assembly 2019, §§ 63.2-913.1 and 63.2-904 of the Code of Virginia).
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006.A.4.a.
RIS Project Yes  [006005]
Associated Mandates
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8661 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/17/2019.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Deborah Eves 
Address: 801 E. Main Street

Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: deborah.eves@dss.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)726-7506    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-