Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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
Action 2973
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 Standards for Juvenile Residential Facilities
  6 VAC 35 - 51 Standards for the Interim Regulations of Children's Residential Facilities
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
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5573 Final Stage withdrawn on 03/07/2012 after the Governor's office completed its review.
6121 Final Stage withdrawn on 11/21/2012 before the Secretary's office completed its review.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: Ken Davis  / Regulatory Affairs Coordinator
Address: 600 East Main Street, 20th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)807-0486    FAX: (804)371-6497    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.