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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 30. Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
Chapter 120. Chapter 120 Adult Services Approved Providers
1/23/2020

22VAC30-120-80. Allowable Variance.

A. The provider may request an allowable variance on a standard if the variance does not jeopardize the safety and proper care of the adult or violate federal, state, or local law and the local department approves the request.

B. The local department shall consult with the state adult services consultant prior to granting an allowable variance.

C. The allowable variance shall be in writing with a copy maintained by the local department and the provider.

D. The local department and the provider shall develop a plan to meet the applicable standard for which the allowable variance has been granted.

E. The allowable variance shall be requested and granted by the local department prior to the approval of the provider or at the time of the provider's renewal.

Statutory Authority

§ 51.5-131 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 22VAC40-771-80, derived from Volume 24, Issue 02, eff. November 1, 2007; renumbered as 22VAC30-120-80, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 01, eff. October 9, 2013.

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