Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities [22 VAC 40 ‑ 73]
Update Standards to Add Appeal Process for Discharges
Action 6132 / Stage 9853
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 8/16/2023  10:36 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/13/2022   (modified 12/15/2022)    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 12/15/2022   (modified 7/17/2023)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 11/30/2022    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 1/23/2023    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 7/21/2023    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 7/20/2023   

Objections Filed 10 or more objections have been filed (10/6/23)
More than 10 objection comments were received in this Fast-Track public comment period. Objection comments describe concerns about the proposed regulation’s clarification of the appeals process and procedures, the potential financial burdens imposed on the residents and facilities, and the desire for utilization of the standard regulatory process to allow further analysis and development of the regulation.
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Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/13/2022
Returned to Agency: 10/27/2022
Resubmitted to OAG: 11/21/2022
Review Completed: 11/30/2022
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 12/15/2022
Review Completed: 1/23/2023
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 6/5/2023
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 7/20/2023
Governor Review Completed: 7/20/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 7/24/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/28/2023    Volume: 40  Issue: 1
Comment Period Ended 9/27/2023
Effective Date 11/27/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kristopher Drew  / Licensing Consultant
Address: 5600 Cox Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
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Action 6132:
Update Standards to Add Appeal Process for Discharges
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Fast-Track   (9853) Comment period complete, but objections were filed.
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