Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
State Response When A Local Department of Social Services Fails To Provide Services [22 VAC 40 ‑ 677]    (Under Development)
Establish Regulation for State Oversight of Local Departments of Social Services
Action 5045
General Information
Action Summary proposed new regulation will provide the Department of Social Services Commissioner with regulatory authority to direct and oversee the provision of public assistance and social services in a local department of social services, in the event the local department fails, refuses or is unable to provide such services as prescribed in Subtitles II and III of the Section 63.2 of the Code of Virginia.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005464]
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8269 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 06/16/2020 and was extended until 12/15/2020.
8557 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/19/2021.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Angela Morse  / Director, Regional Operations & Local Support
Address: 801 E. Main Street

Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)396-0310    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-