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Mandate 780

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Certification of Peer Support Specialists
Purpose of legislation
Pursuant to Item 311.B. of 2016 Appropriation Act, DBHDS is authorized to and shall promulgate emergency regulations to certify individuals as peer support specialists.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 780 (2016)
Budget item mandating a change Item 311 (2016)
VAC chapters to be amended
12 vac 35 - 250 : Peer Recovery Specialists
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4796: New regulation of peer recovery specialists.
Latest Stage: Final
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 2/25/2017
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