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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 8546
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 11/5/2019  11:03 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 3/1/2019   (modified 10/17/2019)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 3/29/2019    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 5/13/2019    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 5/13/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 10/15/2019   

Changes to Text The proposed text has changed from that of the emergency stage.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 3/1/2019
Review Completed: 3/29/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 3/29/2019
Review Completed: 5/13/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/27/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 10/15/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/17/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 11/11/2019    Volume: 36  Issue: 6
Public Hearings

11/18/2019 10:00 AM

Comment Period Ended 1/10/2020
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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