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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Peer Recovery Specialists [12 VAC 35 ‑ 250]
New regulation of peer recovery specialists.
Action 4796 / Stage 8432
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 1/21/2019  11:12 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/15/2018   (modified 12/11/2018)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 12/12/2018    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/14/2019   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/15/2018
Review Completed: 12/12/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 12/12/2018
Review Completed: 12/17/2018
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 1/3/2019
Governor's Review Review Completed: 1/14/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/14/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/4/2019    Volume: 35  Issue: 12
Comment Period Ended 3/6/2019
Effective Date 3/6/2019
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulatory Affairs
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 11th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)786-8623    TDD: (804)371-8977
This person is the primary contact for this board.

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Action 4796:
New regulation of peer recovery specialists.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (7902) Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 11/11/2018 and was extended until 05/10/2019.
Proposed   (7987) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/21/2018.
Final   (8432) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/06/2019.
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