Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Certified Recovery Residences [12 VAC 35 ‑ 260]
|Description||Chapter 12VAC35-260 is developed in compliance with Chapter 220 of the 2019 Acts of Assembly (HB2045), which added a new section numbered 37.2-431.1 in the Code of Virginia creating an avenue for the certification of recovery residences through the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS). The regulations define “recovery residences” and, as allowed by the enabling legislation, create a voluntary certification for residences that meet standards of credentialing entities specified by DBHDS.|
Chapter 220 of the 2019 Acts of Assembly (HB2045).
Section 203 of Title 37.2 of the Code of Virginia.
|Federal Authority||None entered|
|Periodic Review Note||This new regulation became effective 3/7/2020.|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
Creates an avenue for the certification of recovery residences by DBHDS.
Maintenance of a list of certified residences by DBHDS.
|Name / Title:||Ruth Anne Walker / Director of Regulatory Affairs|
1220 Bank St., 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
|Telephone:||(804)225-2252 FAX: (804)371-4609 TDD: (804)371-8977|