Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Social Services
Board
State Board of Social Services
chapter
General Procedures and Information for Licensure [22 VAC 40 ‑ 80]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Amend Licensing Regulations to Remove Child Day Programs Transferring to the Board of Education
 
General Information
Action Summary Chapters 860 and 861 of the 2020 Acts of the General Assembly transfers the authority to license and regulate child day programs from the Department of Social Services to the Department of Education on July 1, 2021. This regulatory action is necessary to remove child day programs requirements from State Board of Social Services regulations (General Procedures and Information for Licensure, Fees Requirements for Processing Applications, and Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies). Other technical amendments were made to clarify existing requirements after striking regulations specific to child day programs.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 22 VAC 40-80 General Procedures and Information for Licensure Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  22 VAC 40 - 160 Fee Requirements for Processing Applications
  22 VAC 40 - 191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006.A.4.a.
RIS Project Yes  [6816]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
No
Associated Mandates Amend Licensing Regulations to Remove Child Day Programs Transferring to the Board of Education
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
9281 Final Stage complete. Becomes effective on 10/13/2021.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Sharon Lindsay 
Address: 801 E. Main Street

Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: sharon.lindsay@dss.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)726-7167    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: ()-