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Department of Juvenile Justice
Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Regulation Governing Juvenile Secure Detention Centers [6 VAC 35 ‑ 101]
Comprehensively reviews & combines all regulations governing juvenile secure detention centers
General Information
Action Summary To develop a comprehensive regulation containing the minimum standards for juvenile secure detention centers covering program operations, health care, personnel, facility safety, physical nevironment, and post-dispositional detention programs. The current requirements for these facilities are contained in 6VAC35-51 and 6VAC35-140. This regulation will incorporate those provisions deemed appropriate and necessary after a comprehensive review.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 6 VAC 35-101 Regulation Governing Juvenile Secure Detention Centers Promulgate New Regulation
Other chapters
  6 VAC 35 - 140 [REPEALED] Standards for Juvenile Residential Facilities
  6 VAC 35 - 51 [REPEALED] Standards for the Interim Regulations of Children's Residential Facilities
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [001816]
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
5033 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/12/2009.
5299 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/07/2010.
5573 Final Stage withdrawn on 03/07/2012 after the Governor's office completed its review.
6121 Final Stage withdrawn on 11/21/2012 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
6387 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2014.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kristen Peterson  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 600 East Main Street, 20th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)588-3902    FAX: (804)371-6490    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.