Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
 Electronic Access 
Regular State Board Meeting

Meeting Details
Date / Time 12/7/2022  9:30 am
Type Both Physical and Electronic 
Location Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
13th Floor Conference Room, Jefferson Building, 1220 Bank Street, Richmond, VA 23219
See note below. 
Electronic Access Regular Board Meeting (9:30) and Planning and Evaluation Committee (8:30) Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 160 328 9347 Passcode: 345010 OR By Phone: +1 646 828 7666 US Meeting ID: 160 328 9347 Passcode: 345010 Policy and Evaluation Committee 8:30 a.m. Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 161 932 1933 Passcode: 491459 OR Phone: 1 646 828 7666 US (New York) Meeting ID: 161 932 1933 Passcode: 491459
Board Website Address is to long to list here; see note above. 
Agenda document pdf Meeting Agenda 11/22/2022   (695k)
Minutes document pdf Meeting minutes 1/10/2023   (188k)       DRAFT
Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? Yes
Purpose of the meeting
NOTE: Committee meetings will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. before the start of the regular board meeting on September 28th. The Policy and Evaluation Committee has a separate login on page 1, as noted in the packet. The Planning and Budget Committee meeting login is the same as the full board meeting, as noted on page 2. Agendas for the committees are in the back of the packet. Regulatory Business: 1. Exempt Action: Licensing Regulations, [12VAC35-105]: Mobile Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT). 2. Fast Track Action: Certified Recovery Residences [12VAC35-260]. 3. Initiate Periodic Review: Peer Recovery Specialists [12 VAC 35-250]. • Notice: Public comment will not be accepted on petitions for rulemaking or regulatory actions in which the comment period has closed. It is preferred but not required that persons wishing to give comment email no later than 5:00 p.m., December 6, 2022, indicating that they wish to provide a brief verbal comment. As the names of these individuals are announced at the beginning of the public comment period, three minutes of comment may be offered, within the overall time allowed for comments. Written public comment may be presented at the meeting or sent by email to no later than 10:00 p.m. on December 6, 2022.
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to discuss a proposed change to regulation
Discuss particular regulations / chapters
General business of the board
This meeting will involve discussion of the following chapters
12 VAC 35-105 Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
12 VAC 35-250 Peer Recovery Specialists
12 VAC 35-260 Certified Recovery Residences

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulator Affairs, State Board Liaison
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 4th Floor
Richmond, 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)786-8623    TDD: (804)371-8977