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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
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]
Compliance with Virginia’s Settlement Agreement with US DOJ
Action 5040 / Stage 8262
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 4/23/2018  12:20 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/16/2018   (modified 4/23/2018)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 4/25/2018    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 7/5/2018   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 12/11/2019   (Approved on 2/19/2020)  

Public Hearing Will be held at the proposed stage
Emergency Authority This action is brought under Code of Virginia 2.2-4011(A).
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/16/2018
Review Completed: 4/25/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/25/2018
Review Completed: 4/26/2018
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/9/2018
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 7/5/2018
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 7/12/2018
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/6/2018    Volume: 34  Issue: 25
Comment Period Ended 9/5/2018
Effective Date 9/1/2018
Expiration Date 2/29/2020

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 8/28/2020
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulatory Affairs
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)371-4609    TDD: (804)371-8977
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5040:
Compliance with Virginia’s Settlement Agreement with US DOJ
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8262) Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 02/29/2020 and was extended until 08/28/2020.
Proposed   (8546) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/10/2020.
Final   (8928) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2020.
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