Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations to Govern Temporary Leave from State Facilities
[12 VAC 35 ‑ 210]
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 7/19/2017
Pursuant to Executive Order 17 (2014) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 12 VAC 35--210, title of regulation: Regulations to Govern Temporary Leave from State Mental Health and Mental Retardation Facilities.
The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 17 (2014). http://dpb.virginia.gov/regs/EO17.pdf
The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form.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 August 7, 2017, and ends on September 7, 2017.
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 Name: Ruth Anne Walker, Title: Regulatory Coordinator, Address: PO Box 1797, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23218-1797, Telephone: (804) 225-2252, FAX: (804) 786-8623, email address: email@example.com.
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 both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 8/7/2017
begins on the publication date and ends on 9/7/2017
Comments Received: 0
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Action Implementing the Result
Attorney General Certification