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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services [12 VAC 35 ‑ 105]
Amendments to align with ASAM criteria
Action 5563 / Stage 9015
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 9/4/2020  1:24 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/17/2020   (modified 9/2/2020)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/24/2020    

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 and the standard executive branch review process.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/17/2020
Review Completed: 8/24/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 8/24/2020
Review Completed: 9/4/2020
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 10/27/2020
Governor's Review Governor's office review in progress.  [Day 38]
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
Comment Period

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The regulatory information regarding this stage is subject to change until 10 days before it is published in the Register.

Effective Date Not yet determined
Expiration Date Not yet determined
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 5563:
Amendments to align with ASAM criteria
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9015) Governor's office review in progress.
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