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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 80. General Procedures and Information for Licensure
4/3/2020

22VAC40-80-260. First Step Review.

A. The applicant or licensee may request either a desk review by, or a meeting with, the assigned licensing representative's immediate supervisor.

B. If the request stems from a desire to contest the findings or conclusions of an inspection, the following procedures shall apply:

1. The applicant or licensee shall make the request within 15 days of receiving the compliance plan.

2. The request shall specify the contested finding or conclusion and shall specify whether a desk review or conference is being requested.

3. The request shall include the applicant's or licensee's reasons or other evidence supporting the request for a review or a conference.

C. The first step informal desk review or conference will be held at the supervisor's office unless the supervisor designates a different location. The following procedures shall apply:

1. The supervisor will report the findings of a desk review in writing within 10 days of receiving the request and supporting materials or will hold the requested conference within 30 days of receipt of such request and materials.

2. When the request is for a conference, the supervisor will, within 10 days following the conference, confirm to the applicant or licensee in writing the results of the conference and any subsequent decisions made by the supervisor.

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-217, 63.2-1732, 63.2-1733 and 63.2-1734 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR615-30-01 § 6.2, eff. July 1, 1989; amended, Volume 08, Issue 17, eff. July 1, 1992; Volume 11, Issue 03, eff. January 1, 1995; Volume 20, Issue 24, eff. November 1, 2004.

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