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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 15. Department of Corrections
Chapter 20. Regulations Governing Certification and Inspection
2/26/2020

6VAC15-20-100. Board Action on Audit Results.

A. The Compliance and Accreditation Unit supervisor shall submit audit reports to the board no later than 60 days after completion of the audit. Audit reports shall include:

1. A list of deficiencies;

2. Plans of corrective action and completion status;

3. Similar deficiencies from the previous audit; and

4. Recommended action for consideration by the board.

B. Based upon the audit report the board shall take one of the following actions:

1. A letter requesting corrective action on deficiencies within a specific time frame shall be issued to the facility or program.

2. A certificate of unconditional certification shall be issued to a facility or community residential program that has complied with all applicable standards.

3. A letter of probationary certification may be issued to a facility or community residential program that has not met all applicable standards if the board grants a specific period of time to correct deficiencies. The department shall provide periodic status reports to the board.

4. A letter of decertification will be issued by the board when a facility or community residential program does not meet the requirements for certification within the time limits approved by the board. The Compliance and Accreditation Unit supervisor shall provide status reports to the board during this period and notify the board when all deficiencies have been corrected.

C. A facility or community residential program's certification status shall remain in effect until subsequent board action.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-5 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-003:1 § 2.8, eff. May 1, 1993; amended, Volume 13, Issue 17, eff. July 1, 1997; Volume 23, Issue 22, eff. August 9, 2007; Volume 28, Issue 06, eff. December 21, 2011.

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