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State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services [12 VAC 35 ‑ 105]
Add OTs, OTAs, and editing definitions of QMHP, QMRP, Paraprofessionals per Ch ...
Action 4928 / Stage 8081
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 12/14/2017  11:03 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/4/2017    
pdf Attorney General Certification 10/17/2017    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/15/2017   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 3/1/2019   (Approved on 6/04/2019)  

Public Hearing Will be held at the proposed stage
Emergency Authority Chapters 136 and 418 of the 2017 Acts of Assembly
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/4/2017
Review Completed: 10/17/2017
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 10/17/2017
Review Completed: 10/27/2017
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 11/10/2017
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/15/2017
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/18/2017
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/8/2018    Volume: 34  Issue: 10
Comment Period Ended 2/7/2018
Effective Date 12/18/2017
Expiration Date 6/17/2019

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 12/17/2019
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emily Bowles  / Legal Coordinator, Office of Licensing
Address: 1220 Bank Street
P.O. Box 1797
Richmond, VA 23218-1797
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-3281    FAX: (804)692-0066    TDD: (804)371-8977


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Action 4928:
Add OTs, OTAs, and editing definitions of QMHP, QMRP, Paraprofessionals per Ch 136 and 418 (2017)
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8081) Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 06/17/2019 and was extended until 12/17/2019.
Proposed   (8261) Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/08/2019.
Final   (8545) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/15/2019.
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