Vol. 36 Iss. 23 - July 06, 2020

Chapter 677
Notice of Extension of Emergency Regulation

Title of Regulation: 22VAC40-677. State Oversight of a Local Social Services Department that Fails to Provide Services (adding 22VAC40-677-10).

Statutory Authority: §§ 63.2-217 and 63.2-408 of the Code of Virginia.

Effective Date Extended Through: December 15, 2020.

The Governor approved the request of the State Board of Social Services to extend the June 16, 2020, 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 December 15, 2020. The emergency regulation authorizes the Commissioner of the Department of Social Services to provide immediate direction and oversight to a local department of social services in the event the locality fails, refuses, or is unable to provide core services and with appropriate State Board of Social Services proceedings. The emergency regulation was published in 35:10 VA.R. 1328-1329 January 7, 2019. The permanent replacement regulation will not become effective before the emergency regulation expires.

Agency Contact: Karin Clark, Regulatory Coordinator, Department of Social Services, 801 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 726-7017, FAX (804) 726-7015, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R19-5464; Filed June 15, 2020, 10:47 a.m.