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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

22VAC40-80-280. Enforcement of disputed regulation.

Nothing in this part shall prohibit the department from exercising its responsibility and authority to enforce the disputed regulation during the problem solving process, including proceeding directly to imposition of administrative sanctions, or recommending petitions for injunction when, in the judgment of the Director, Division of Licensing Programs, there is sufficient risk to persons in care to do so whether or not the steps available in the problem solving process have been exhausted.

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-1732, 63.2-1734, 63.2-1802 and 63.2-1803 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR615-30-01 § 6.4, eff. July 1, 1989; amended, Virginia Register Volume 8, Issue 17, eff. July 1, 1992; Volume 11, Issue 3, eff. January 1, 1995.

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