Public Comment Forum
Minimum Standards for Licensed Independent Foster Homes
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 141]
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On this Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Social Services is conducting a periodic review of VAC citation: 22 VAC 40-141, Licensing Standards for Independent Foster Homes.
The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) (http://www.governor.virginia.gov/Issues/ExecutiveOrders/2010/EO-14.cfm) and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?000+cod+2.2-4007.1).
The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.
The comment period begins December 3, 2012, and ends on December 24, 2012.
Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/Forums.cfm. Comments may also be sent to Sharon Lindsay, Program Consultant, 801 E. Main Street, Richmond VA 23219, Telephone: (804) 726-7167, FAX: (804) 726-7132, email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
CLOSED Opened on 12/3/2012 and Ended on 12/24/2012
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