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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 690. Virginia Child Care Provider Scholarship Program
3/29/2020

22VAC40-690-35. Appeal Process.

A. Any person denied a scholarship who believes the denial was contrary to law or regulations may appeal the denial pursuant to the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of the Code of Virginia). Section 2.2-4019 of the Code of Virginia provides the aggrieved party the right to request an informal conference. This request shall be made within 15 days of the date of denial. The informal conference is a fact-finding process and gives the aggrieved party an opportunity to present information that the denial decision was based on factual error or misinterpretation of facts. The aggrieved party may be required to provide verification of facts. The department then has 90 days from the date of the informal conference to issue its official decision in writing, including information concerning the aggrieved party's right to continue the appeal process pursuant to the Administrative Process Act. The informal conference may be conducted by telephone if both parties consent.

B. No person shall have a right to appeal any denial due to lack of scholarship funds, untimely application, or incomplete application.

Statutory Authority

§ 63.2-217 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 17, Issue 18, eff. September 1, 2001; amended, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 06, eff. January 2, 2014.

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