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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations to Govern Temporary Leave from State Mental Health and Mental Retardation Facilities [12 VAC 35 ‑ 210]
Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Action 5043 / Stage 8265
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 12/20/2018  9:32 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/16/2018   (modified 6/22/2018)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 5/21/2018    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 6/27/2018    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 12/12/2018    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/12/2018   

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: 4/16/2018
Review Completed: 5/21/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 5/21/2018
Review Completed: 6/27/2018
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 9/5/2018
Governor's Review Review Completed: 12/12/2018
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/12/2018
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/7/2019    Volume: 35  Issue: 10
Comment Period Ended 2/6/2019
Effective Date 2/21/2019
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ruth Anne Walker  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Jefferson Bldg.
1220 Bank St., 11th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2252    FAX: (804)786-8623    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.

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Action 5043:
Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (8265) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/21/2019.
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