Department of Criminal Justice Services
Criminal Justice Services Board
Rules Relating to the Court-Appointed Special Advocate Program (CASA)
[6 VAC 20 ‑ 160]
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 1/23/2013
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Criminal Justice Services is conducting a periodic review of VAC citation: 6 VAC 20-160: REGULATIONS RELATING TO THE COURT-APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE PROGRAM (CASA)
The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) (http://www.governor.virginia.gov/Issues/ExecutiveOrders/2010/EO-14.cfm) and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?000+cod+2.2-4007.1).
The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.
The comment period begins February 11, 2013, and ends on March 4, 2013.
Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/Forums.cfm. Comments may also be sent to Melissa O'Neill
DCJS CASA Program Coordinator
1100 Bank Street, 12th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Fax: 804-786 - 3414
Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 2/11/2013
begins on the publication date and ends on 3/4/2013
Comments Received: 0
Retain the regulation with no changes
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line