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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 30. Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
Chapter 70. Chapter 70 the Virginia Public Guardian and Conservator Program
8/6/2020

22VAC30-70-20. Introduction and Purpose.

A. Introduction. Pursuant to § 51.5-149 of the Code of Virginia, the General Assembly declared that the policy of the Commonwealth is to ensure the appointment of a guardian or conservator to persons who cannot adequately care for themselves because of incapacity to meet essential living requirements where (i) the incapacitated person is indigent, and (ii) there is no other proper and suitable person willing and able to serve in such capacity.

B. Purpose. This regulation sets forth requirements for the statewide program of local and regional public guardian programs and establishes the requirements for local and regional entities to operate a designated public guardian program.

Statutory Authority

§ 51.5-131 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 22VAC5-30-20 derived from Volume 24, Issue 25, eff. January 1, 2009; amended and renumbered Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 04, eff. November 22, 2012.

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