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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 / Stage 8557
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 1/12/2021  3:38 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/8/2019   (modified 12/23/2020)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 4/29/2019    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 8/2/2019    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 12/23/2020    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/22/2020   

Changes to Text The proposed text has changed from that of the emergency stage.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/8/2019
Returned to Agency: 4/19/2019
Resubmitted to OAG: 4/24/2019
Review Completed: 4/29/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/21/2019
Review Completed: 8/5/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 9/3/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/22/2020
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/23/2020
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/18/2021    Volume: 37  Issue: 11
Comment Period Ended 3/19/2021
Contact Information
Name / Title: Angela Morse  / Director, Regional Operations & Local Support
Address: 801 E. Main Street

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


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Action 5045:
Establish Regulation for State Oversight of Local Departments of Social Services
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (8269) Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 06/16/2020 and was extended until 12/15/2020.
Proposed   (8557) Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/19/2021.
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