REGULATIONS
Vol. 36 Iss. 14 - March 02, 2020

TITLE 12. HEALTH
STATE BOARD OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES
Chapter 105
Notice of Extension of Emergency Regulation

Title of Regulation: 12VAC35-105. Rules and Regulations for Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (amending 12VAC35-105-20, 12VAC35-105-30, 12VAC35-105-50, 12VAC35-105-120, 12VAC35-105-150, 12VAC35-105-155, 12VAC35-105-160, 12VAC35-105-170, 12VAC35-105-320, 12VAC35-105-330, 12VAC35-105-400, 12VAC35-105-440, 12VAC35-105-450, 12VAC35-105-460, 12VAC35-105-520, 12VAC35-105-580, 12VAC35-105-590, 12VAC35-105-620, 12VAC35-105-650, 12VAC35-105-660, 12VAC35-105-665, 12VAC35-105-675, 12VAC35-105-691, 12VAC35-105-800, 12VAC35-105-830, 12VAC35-105-1140, 12VAC35-105-1250, 12VAC35-105-1360; adding 12VAC35-105-1245).

Statutory Authority: §§ 37.2-302 and 37.2-400 of the Code of Virginia.

Expiration Date Extended Through: August 28, 2020.

The Governor approved the request of the State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to extend the expiration date of the emergency regulation for six months as provided by § 2.2-4011 D of the Code of Virginia. Therefore, the emergency regulation will continue in effect through August 28, 2020. The emergency regulation addresses several items necessary for compliance with the U.S. Department of Justice's Settlement Agreement with Virginia, including facilitating the submission of necessary information by providers after a serious incident occurs, establishing the required quality and risk management processes, and strengthening case management services. The emergency regulation was published in 34:25 VA.R. 2497-2519 August 6, 2018.

Agency Contact: Emily Bowles, Legal Coordinator, Office of Licensing, Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, 1220 Bank Street, P.O. Box 1797, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 225-3281, FAX (804) 692-0066, TTY (804) 371-8977, or email emily.bowles@dbhds.virginia.gov.

VA.R. Doc. No. R18-4381; Filed February 19, 2020, 3:34 p.m.