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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 8269
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 4/17/2018  10:10 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/17/2018    
pdf Attorney General Certification 4/17/2018    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/14/2018   
pdf Emergency Extension Request Requested on 2/6/2020   (Approved on 6/15/2020)  

Public Hearing Will not be held at the proposed stage.
Emergency Authority 2.2-4011 A
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/17/2018
Review Completed: 4/17/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/20/2018
Review Completed: 4/30/2018
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/8/2018
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/14/2018
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/17/2018
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/7/2019    Volume: 35  Issue: 10
Comment Period Ended 2/6/2019
Effective Date 12/17/2018
Expiration Date 6/16/2020

The expiration date for this emergency regulation has been extended until 12/15/2020
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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