Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Child Care Program [22 VAC 40 ‑ 665]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Child Care Ratios to Comply with Code
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action is necessary to bring state Child Care Subsidy Program requirements into compliance with ยง 63.2-1716 of the Code of Virginia necessitated by legislation passed in the 2020 General Assembly (Chapters 494 and 495 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly). Changes to this regulation amend the staff ratios for religious-exempt child day centers participating in the Subsidy Program. When a group of children receiving care includes children from different age brackets, the staff to child ratio applicable to the youngest child in the group applies to the entire group of children.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 A.4.a.
RIS Project Yes  [006409]
Associated Mandates Religious-exempt child day centers; staff-to-children ratios.
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8970 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/15/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jennifer Gibbons  / Program Consultant, Sr.
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond , VA 23219
Email Address:
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