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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations for Children's Residential Facilities [12 VAC 35 ‑ 46]
Amendments to align with the Family First Prevention Service Act (FFPSA)
Action 5849 / Stage 9439
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 10/13/2021  10:40 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/4/2021   (modified 11/19/2021)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 11/9/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/21/2021   

Public Hearing Will not be held at the proposed stage.
Emergency Authority Item 318. D. of the 2021 Special Session 1 Appropriation Act
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/4/2021
Review Completed: 11/9/2021
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 11/9/2021
Review Completed: 11/22/2021
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 12/15/2021
Governor's Review Review Completed: 12/21/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/29/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/17/2022    Volume: 38  Issue: 11
Comment Period Ended 2/16/2022
Effective Date 1/10/2022
Expiration Date 7/9/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Susan H. Puglisi  / Regulatory Research Specialist
Address: DBHDS Office of Regulatory Affairs
1220 Bank Street, 4th Floor South
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)371-8043    FAX: (804)371-4609    TDD: (804)371-8977


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Action 5849:
Amendments to align with the Family First Prevention Service Act (FFPSA)
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9439) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/10/2022 and expires on 07/09/2023.
Proposed   (9581) Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
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