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Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services [12 VAC 35 ‑ 105]
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On this Periodic Review

Review Announcement

Pursuant to Executive Order 17 (2014) and ยงยง 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 12VAC35--105, title of regulation: Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 17 (2014).

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form.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 Monday, October 30, 2017, and ends on Friday, December 15, 2017.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: Cleopatra L. Booker, Psy.D., Title: Director, DBHDS Office of Licensing, Address: P.O. Box 1797, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23218-1797, Telephone: (804) 786-1747, FAX: (804) 692-0066, email address:

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 both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.

CLOSED     Opened on 10/30/2017 and Ended on 12/15/2017

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Comment Title Commenter
12VAC105-35 Kim Black, Hope House Foundation  12/15/17  6:10 pm
Provider comments pertaining to 12VAC35-105 Anthony Sandifer, Essential Family Services  12/15/17  3:26 pm
Streamlining suggestions Jonina Moskowitz, Psy.D., LCP, Virginia Beach Dept. of Human Services  12/14/17  6:40 pm
Behavior Analysis and EPSDT Christy Evanko, BCBA, LBA  12/13/17  1:44 pm
VNPP Comments on 12VAC35-105 Jennifer G Fidura, VNPP, Inc.  12/12/17  2:26 pm
Behavior Analysis, licensing, and scope of practice Hannah Johnson, BCBA, LBA- Shenandoah Valley Regional Program  12/10/17  11:44 am
Behavior Analytic Concerns Rebecca Martel, Mt. Rogers Community Service Board  12/8/17  9:06 am
service provide vishal verma / vvsilver  11/29/17  6:32 am
Human service degrees relating to QMRP Lanette Green  11/22/17  3:04 pm
Methadone Clinic Treatment Regulations Brittany Mentor  11/21/17  5:16 am
Developmental Disabilities Definition Dennis Brown  11/17/17  9:59 am
Progress towards License Compliance Dylan Tuck  11/16/17  12:22 pm
Quality of Care Jodi Herndon  11/15/17  6:16 am
Building provider supply Karen Kallay, Volunteer Healthcare Advocate  11/11/17  1:08 pm
Case Load Size Nicholas Wright  11/9/17  12:52 pm
Methadone Maintenace Counseling Rebecca Bergum  11/2/17  11:07 am

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