Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Child Protective Services [22 VAC 40 ‑ 705]
Amend CPS Regulation to Implement 2017 and 2018 Legislation
Action 4888 / Stage 8929
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 4/6/2021  8:46 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/7/2020   (modified 3/16/2021)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 5/19/2020   (modified 7/9/2020)    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 3/12/2021   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/7/2020
Returned to Agency: 4/13/2020
Resubmitted to OAG: 4/22/2020
Review Completed: 5/19/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/18/2020
Review Completed: 7/9/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 10/11/2020
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 3/12/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 3/16/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 4/12/2021    Volume: 37  Issue: 17
Comment Period Ended 5/12/2021
Effective Date 5/12/2021
Contact Information
Name / Title: Nicole Shipp 
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23229
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)726-7574    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-


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Action 4888:
Amend CPS Regulation to Implement 2017 and 2018 Legislation
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8027) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/13/2017.
Proposed   (8200) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/27/2019.
Final   (8929) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/12/2021.
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