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Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
[RENUMBERED] Adult Protective Services - [22 VAC 40 ‑ 740]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Adult Protective Services regulations to comport with legislation adopted in 2009
General Information
Action Summary Amending 22 VAC 40-740 is necessary to comport with legislative changes from the 2009 Session of the General Assembly. Changes include (1) amending the definition of neglect to include a religious non-medical treatment exemption (Chapter 705 of the 2009 Acts of Assembly); (2) changing the description of mandated reporting requirements for emergency medical services personnel to allow for direct reporting to the attending physician at the hospital to which an adult is transported (Chapter 538 of the 2009 Acts of Assembly); and (3) changing the name of the Department of Mental Health Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services to the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (Chapter 840 of the 2009 Acts of Assembly).
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: Chapters 538, 705 and 840 of the 2009 Acts of Assembly
RIS Project Yes  [001995]
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
5157 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/2009.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Moniko Coleman  / Board Liaison
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7512    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.