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Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Foster and Adoptive Family Home Approval Standards [22 VAC 40 ‑ 211]
Amend Foster and Adoptive Home Approval Regulation 2017
Action 4886 / Stage 8198
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 10/18/2018  11:29 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 2/7/2018    
pdf Attorney General Certification 3/5/2018    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 6/1/2018    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 10/10/2018    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 10/4/2018   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 2/7/2018
Review Completed: 3/5/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/20/2018
Review Completed: 6/1/2018
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 7/23/2018
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 10/4/2018
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/10/2018
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/29/2018    Volume: 35  Issue: 5
Comment Period Ended 12/28/2018
Contact Information
Name / Title: Keisha Williams  / Progam Consultant
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Action 4886:
Amend Foster and Adoptive Home Approval Regulation 2017
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8025) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/29/2017.
Proposed   (8198) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/28/2018.
Final   (8552) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/26/2019.
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