Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Child Protective Services [22 VAC 40 ‑ 705]
Implement Differential Response
Action 673 / Stage 947
Emergency Stage  
pdf Emergency Text   10/11/2001  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/11/2001    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 10/17/2001   

Emergency Authority Chapter 500, 2000 Acts of Assembly
Attorney General Review For some older stages, certification by the Attorney General was not done using the Town Hall
DPB Review
Submitted on 9/28/2000
Review Completed: 9/29/2000
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/22/2001
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 10/17/2001
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/17/2001
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 11/19/2001    Volume: 18  Issue: 5
Comment Period Comment periods are not required for emergency regulations. If efforts are made to make this regulation permanent, then public comment periods will be established.
Effective Date 1/1/2002
Expiration Date 12/31/2002
Contact Information
Name / Title: Betty Jo Zarris  / CPS Policy Consultant
Address: 730 East Broad Street
2nd Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)692-1220    FAX: (804)692-2215   


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Action 673:
Implement Differential Response
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency   (938) Stage withdrawn on 09/27/2000 before DPB completed its review.
Emergency   (947) Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 12/31/2002.
NOIRA   (969) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/05/2001.
Proposed   (1664) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/19/2002.
Final   (1943) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2003.
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