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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

22VAC40-80-330. Violation of standards or statutes.

A. The Commissioner of the Department of Social Services may impose such sanctions or take such actions as are appropriate for violation of any of the standards or statutes or for abuse or neglect of persons in care.

B. The following reasons may be considered by the department for the imposition of administrative sanctions:

1. Failure to demonstrate or maintain compliance with applicable standards or for violations of the provisions of the Code of Virginia;

2. Permitting, aiding or abetting the commission of any illegal act in the licensed facility or agency;

3. Engaging in conduct or practices that are in violation of statutes and standards relating to abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children or adults; or

4. Deviating significantly from the program or services for which a license was issued without obtaining prior written approval from the department, or failure to correct such deviations within a specified time.

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 § 8.1, eff. July 1, 1989; amended, Virginia Register Volume 8, Issue 17, eff. July 1, 1992; Volume 11, Issue 3, eff. January 1, 1995; Volume 20, Issue 24, eff. November 1, 2004.

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