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[REPEALED] Public Participation Guidelines [22 VAC 40 ‑ 11]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation sets forth the procedures used by the State Board of Social Service to obtain public input when developing, revising or repealing a regulation. This regulation covers the following topics: petitions from interested parties, solicitation of input, public hearings, and withdrawal of regulations.
State Authority §§ 63.2-217 and 2.2-4007 D 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 This regulation ensures that the public may participate in the formation and development of regulations of the Department of Social Services and the State Board of Social Services. This is accomplished by requiring:
·the establishment and maintenance of list of interested persons,
·use of ad hoc advisory groups or standing advisory committees,
·publication of notices of proposed regulations in a newspaper of general circulation, and
·a time for public comment on regulations at all regularly scheduled meetings of the State Board of Social Services.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Moniko Coleman  / Board Liaison
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)726-7512    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Model Public Participation Guidelines
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2009.
Provide for Electronic Comment Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/10/2003.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
8/31/2007 Completed Retain As Is
6/30/2002 Completed Amend
6/30/1999 Completed Retain As Is