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Degree Requirements for Family Services Occupational Group [22 VAC 40 ‑ 670]
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On this Periodic Review

Review Announcement

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 Department/Board/Commission of Social Services is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 22 VAC 40--670, title of regulation: Degree Requirements for Family Services Occupational Group.

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The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form.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 economical 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 May 13, 2019, and ends on June 4, 2019.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: Tynesha O'Quinn, Title: Program Consultant, Address: 8001 E. Main Street, Richmond VA 23219, Telephone: 804-726-7353, FAX: _______, email address: _tynesha.oquinn@dss.virginia.gov________.

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.

CLOSED     Opened on 5/13/2019 and Ended on 6/4/2019

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 Comment Title  Commenter
Family Services Specialist Degree Requirement Edna Davenport, Lancaster County Department of Social Services  6/3/19  3:36 pm
FSS Requirements Trevor Hensley, Director, Lee County Department of Social Services  5/24/19  8:27 am
Degree Requirements for Family Services Specialists Pam Hendrickson-Wimmer  5/16/19  3:10 pm
Degree Requirements for Family Services Occupational Group Patrick Brunty, Social Services Director , Russell Co. DSS  5/16/19  9:14 am

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