Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
General Procedures and Information for Licensure [22 VAC 40 ‑ 80]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amend Licensing Regulations for Provisional Licenses
Action 6243
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 695 of the 2023 Acts of the General Assembly increases the maximum period of time in which the applicant may operate an assisted living facility, adult day care center, or child welfare agency under a provisional license issued by the Commissioner of Social Services from six successive months to 12 successive months. This law goes into effect July 1, 2023. This regulatory action is necessary to replace the number of successive months from ‘six’ to ‘12’ in the provisional license section of General Procedures and Information for Licensure.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but falls within the Executive Branch and will be reviewed by the Governor's Office.
RIS Project Yes  [7563]
Associated Mandates
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
10007 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/11/2023.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Sherri Williams  / Licensing Consultant
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7141    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.