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Department of Juvenile Justice
Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Regulations Governing Juvenile Work Release Programs [6 VAC 35 ‑ 190]
Establish Emergency Regulations Governing Juvenile Work and Educational Release Programs and initiate process for promulgating permanent regulations.
General Information
Action Summary This new regulation, mandated by Chapter 648 of the 2005 Acts of the General Assembly, sets forth the rules and criteria by which the Department may operate work release programs whereby committed juveniles (i) may be employed by private individuals, corporations, or state agencies at places of business; or (ii) may attend educational or other related community activity programs outside of a juvenile correctional facility. Chapter 648 requires the Department to provide juveniles committed to the Department with opportunities to work and participate in career training or technical education programs as operated by DJJ or by the Department of Correctional Education (DCE) and sets forth requirements to be included in the regulation, including eligibility for work release, compensation, custody, and penalties for violating the terms of work release.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [000577]
Associated Mandates Juvenile Work and Educational Release Programs
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
3383 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 12/13/2006.
3613 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/29/2007.
4230 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2007.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Deron Phipps  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 700 E. Franklin Street
PO Box 1110
Richmond, VA 23218-1110
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-6407    FAX: (804)371-0773