Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities [22 VAC 40 ‑ 72]    (Repealed)
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amend ALF Regulation to Comply with Changes to Code of Virginia
Action 3517
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action implements recent amendments to ยงยง 63.2-1803, 54.1-3103.1, and 54.1-2400.6 of the Code of Virginia by the 2011 Session of the General Assembly (Chapters 609 and 463 , 2011 Acts of Assembly). A regulatory change allows an assisted living facility to be operated for 150 days by an acting administrator who has applied for licensure, with a possible 30 day extension when awaiting the results of the national exam. Facilities are limited to operating with an acting administrator one time during any two-year period unless authorized otherwise by the Department of Social Services. Another regulatory change provides that an assisted living facility administrator report to the Department of Health Professions certain information under specified circumstances about persons regulated by that department. This includes, but is not limited to, information regarding substance abuse and unethical or fraudulent conduct.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.2-4006 of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [002907]
Associated Mandates Inspection Requirements for Assisted Living Facilities
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
5946 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2011.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Judith McGreal  / Program Consultant
Address: Division of Licensing Programs
7 North 8th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7157    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: (800)828-1120