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Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Foster and Adoptive Family Home Approval Standards [22 VAC 40 ‑ 211]
Implement Foster Parent Bill of Rights and Reenforce the Role of Foster and ...
Action 5383 / Stage 8756
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 11/14/2019  8:51 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 9/16/2019   (modified 1/4/2021)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 11/26/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/1/2021   

Public Hearing Will not be held at the proposed stage.
Emergency Authority 2.2-4011.B.
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 9/16/2019
Returned to Agency: 10/4/2019
Resubmitted to OAG: 10/30/2019
Review Completed: 11/26/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 12/12/2019
Review Completed: 12/23/2019
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 11/23/2020
Governor's Review Review Completed: 1/1/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/4/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Will be published on 2/1/2021   Volume: 37  Issue: 12
Comment Period A public comment forum will open on 2/1/2021 and remain open through 3/3/2021
Effective Date 1/4/2021
Expiration Date 7/3/2022
Contact Information
Name / Title: C. Garrett Jones  / Resource Family Program Manager
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)726-7527    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

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Action 5383:
Implement Foster Parent Bill of Rights and Reenforce the Role of Foster and Adoptive Parents
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8756) Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (02/01/2021).
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