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
Amend Family Day Systems to Conform with Code
General Information
Action Summary The regulatory change will bring the Minimum Standards for Licensed Family Day-Care Systems into conformity with ยง 63.2-1701 of the Code of Virginia, to comply with Chapter 196 of the 2017 Acts of Assembly (House bill 2156, effective July 1, 2017). The legislation amends the definition of person who operates or maintains a child welfare agency. This definition of person was amended to allow state operated child welfare agencies to be licensed.
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: 2.2-4006 A.4.a.
RIS Project Yes  [005149]
Associated Mandates Licensure of facilities operated by agencies of the Commonwealth.
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
7942 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/19/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Deborah Eves  / Licensing Program Consultant
Address: 801 E. Main Street

Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7506    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: ()-