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Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
[RENUMBERED] Adult Protective Services - [22 VAC 40 ‑ 740]
Implement 2004 APS Legislation
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to conform the regulation to Chapter 1011 and Chapter 749, 2004 Acts of Assembly. The new legislation establishes enhanced protections for Virginia’s vulnerable adult population and best practices in Adult Protective Services (APS) for the Commonwealth. Recommendations are based on those from an APS Advisory Committee that was established to assess Virginia’s APS program and a legislative report issued in December 2002 entitled, Adult Protective Services: Identifying and Preventing Adult Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation, which included a comprehensive review of other states’ APS programs and suggestions received from interested persons.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2788 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/08/2004.
2963 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/26/2005.
3561 Final Stage withdrawn on 11/21/2006 before the Governor's office completed its review.
3921 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/01/2007.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Gail Shea Nardi  / Adult Services/APS Program Manager
Address: Division of Family Services
7 North 8th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7537    FAX: (804)726-7895    TDD: (800)828-1120