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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]
Amendments to align with enhanced behavioral health services
Action 5565 / Stage 9365
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 2/8/2022  1:41 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/6/2021    
pdf Attorney General Certification 11/10/2021    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 12/23/2021    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 1/13/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/12/2022   

Changes to Text The proposed text has changed from that of the emergency stage.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 8/6/2021
Review Completed: 11/10/2021
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 11/10/2021
Review Completed: 12/23/2021
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 1/7/2022
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 1/12/2022
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/13/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/14/2022    Volume: 38  Issue: 13
Comment Period Ended 4/15/2022
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 5565:
Amendments to align with enhanced behavioral health services
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9017) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Proposed   (9365) Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/15/2022.
Final   (9684) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/17/2023.
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