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Minimum Standards for Licensed Child Caring Institutions [22 VAC 40 ‑ 100]
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Chapter Information
Description The regulation sets forth standards that are intended to implement the provisions of §§ 63.2-1701, 63.2-1817, 63.2-1734,16.1-278.2, 16.1-278.4, and 16.1-278.8 of the Code of Virginia relating to licensure requirements for child welfare agencies including licensed child caring institutions. The regulation allows licensed child caring institutions to receive children for full time care, maintenance, protection, and guidance.
State Authority §§ 63.2-1701 , 63.2-1817 , 63.2-1734 ,16.1-278.2 , 16.1-278.4 , and 16.1-278.8 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation The regulation sets forth standards that are intended to protect the health, safety, and welfare of children placed in licensed child caring institutions by providing:
• requirements for services and supervision of the children;
• accommodations and safety of the home environment; and
• recordkeeping protocols

Contact Information
Name / Title: Joni Baldwin  / Program Consultant
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (8)7-7162    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Update Licensed Child Care Institutions regulation Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/15/2016.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
9/26/2019 Completed Amend
11/8/2012 Completed Amend
3/6/2009 Completed Retain As Is
4/19/2005 Completed Retain As Is
10/17/2001 Completed Retain As Is