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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 20. Regulation Governing the Monitoring, Approval, and Certification of Juvenile Justice Programs and Facilities

6VAC35-20-150. Critical regulatory requirements for juvenile residential facilities.

A. The board has the sole authority for designating critical regulatory requirements. The board shall identify the designated critical regulatory requirements at the first board meeting after the final regulation is published in the Virginia Register.

B. The designated critical regulatory requirements may be amended by a majority of the board at a regularly scheduled board meeting only when (i) the proposed change was raised at a board meeting but not voted upon and a date for final consideration and voting is set at that meeting; (ii) notice of the proposed change is posted with the notice of board meeting designated for discussion and voting; (iii) consideration of the change is placed on the board meeting agenda at which a vote is anticipated; and (iii) written notice is provided to the facility administrators prior to the board meeting at which the vote is anticipated.

C. A request to review the critical regulatory requirements can be made by any person at any time.

D. The list of designated critical regulatory requirements shall be posted on the department's website at

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-233 and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 23, eff. September 1, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 26, eff. September 25, 2013.

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