Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Juvenile Justice
Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Regulation Governing Juvenile Correctional Centers [6 VAC 35 ‑ 71]
Comprehensive review and consolidation of regulations applicable to juvenile correctional centers
Action 2976
General Information
Action Summary To develop a comprehensive regulation containing the minimum standards for juvenile correctional facilities covering program operations, health care, personnel, facility safety, physical environment, and to include provisions for secure custody facilities, boot camps, work camps, juvenile industries, and independent living 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 Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001820]
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
5036 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/12/2009.
5298 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/07/2010.
5572 Final Stage withdrawn on 03/07/2012 after the Governor's office completed its review.
6120 Final Stage withdrawn on 11/21/2012 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
6386 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2014.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kristen Peterson  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: P.O. Box 1110
Richmond, VA 23218-1110
Email Address:
Phone: (804)773-0180    FAX: (804)371-6497    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.