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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Board
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services


chapter
Certified Recovery Residences [under development] [12 VAC 35 ‑ 270]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Chapter 12 VAC35-270 is developed in compliance with Chapter 220 of the 2019 Acts of Assembly (HB2045), which added a new section numbered 37.2-431.1 in the Code of Virginia creating an avenue for the certification of recovery residences through the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS). The regulations define “recovery residences” and, as allowed by the enabling legislation, create a voluntary certification for residences that meet standards of credentialing entities specified by DBHDS.
State Authority Chapter 220 of the 2019 Acts of Assembly (HB2045).
Section 203 of Title 37.2 of the Code of Virginia.
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation Creates an avenue for the certification of recovery residences by DBHDS.
Maintenance of a list of certified residences by DBHDS.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulatory Affairs
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 11th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: ruthanne.walker@dbhds.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)786-8623    TDD: (804)371-8977
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Establishes certification of recovery residences