Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Minimum Standards for Licensed Family Day-Care Systems [22 VAC 40 ‑ 120]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Information for Licensure-Family Day Systems
General Information
Action Summary These regulatory changes will bring the Minimum Standards for Licensed Family Day Systems into conformity with changes made to §§ 63.2-1702 and 63.2-1707 of the Code of Virginia by the 2013 Session of the General Assembly (Chapters 182 and 545 of the 2013 Acts of Assembly). Subdivision D 3 a of 22VAC40-120-10 is amended to clarify that upon receipt of the initial application, the department’s representative will investigate the financial responsibility of the applicant. Subdivision D 3 b of 22VAC40-120-10 is amended to clarify that the financial records of an initial applicant shall not be subject to inspection if the applicant submits an operating budget and at least one credit reference. Subdivision D 1 b-d of 22VAC40-120-20, which allows the department to request an audit of the family day system financial records, specifies budget and balance sheet requirements for initial applicants, and specifies evidence required to show financial responsibility, is deleted.
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 2.2-4600 (A) (4) (a)
RIS Project Yes  [003662]
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
6554 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/17/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Karen Cullen  / Program Consultant
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7152    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.