Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Eligibility for Direct Social Services [22 VAC 40 ‑ 780]
Review 1798
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 5/16/2019
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018) and ยงยง 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the State Board of Social Services is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of 22 VAC 40-780, Eligibility for Direct Social Services.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018). http://TownHall.Virginia.Gov/EO-14.pdf
The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economic performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins 6/10/2019 and ends on 7/1/2019.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Nikki Clarke Callaghan Program Manager for Legislation & Regulations, 801 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219, 804-726-7943, FAX 804-726-7499,

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Nikki Clarke Callaghan  / Program Manager
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)726-7943    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-   
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 6/10/2019
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 7/1/2019

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (10/17/2019)
Attorney General Certification
Submitted to OAG: 5/16/2019
Attorney General review in progress.
Governor's Office Review
Submitted to Governor:
Governor's Review will occur after OAG Review