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Department of Human Resource Management
Department of Human Resource Management
Commonwealth of Virginia Health Benefits Program [1 VAC 55 ‑ 20]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
These regulations increase the limiting age for dependent children to age 26, while removing any residency or employee financial support requirements currently required by the plan.
General Information
Action Summary These amendments will increase the limiting age of adult dependent children from age 23 to age 26. Additionally, they remove any residency and employee financial support requirements that currently apply to otherwise eligible adult children. These provisions will go into effect the first day of the plan years following September 23, 2010. Thus, for the TLC plans the effective date will be October 1, 2010 for some school groups, and July 1 2010 for the remainder of the TLC plans. The effective date will be July 1, 2011 for the health benefits plan for state employees.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: ยง 2.2-4006. Exemptions from requirements of this article. c. Necessary to meet the requirements of federal law or regulations, provided such regulations do not differ materially from those required by federal law or regulation, and the Registrar has so de
RIS Project Yes  [002476]
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
5571 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/16/2010.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Freddie Oliver  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 12th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-2852    FAX: (804)371-2505    TDD: ()-

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