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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations for Children's Residential Facilities [12 VAC 35 ‑ 46]
Amendments to align with ASAM criteria in children's residential facilities
Action 5564 / Stage 9016
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 1/29/2021  12:15 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/17/2020   (modified 8/24/2020)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/28/2020    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/2/2021   

Public Hearing Will not be held at the proposed stage.
Emergency Authority Item 318.B. of the 2020 Appropriation Act
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/17/2020
Review Completed: 8/28/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 8/28/2020
Review Completed: 9/10/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 12/7/2020
Governor's Review Review Completed: 1/2/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/8/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/1/2021    Volume: 37  Issue: 12
Comment Period Ended 3/3/2021
Effective Date 2/20/2021
Expiration Date 8/19/2022
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Director of Regulatory Affairs
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)371-4609    TDD: (804)371-8977
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 5564:
Amendments to align with ASAM criteria in children's residential facilities
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9016) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/20/2021 and expires on 08/19/2022.
Proposed   (9363) DPB review in progress.
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