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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 780. Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers

8VAC20-780-20. Legal authority.

A. Chapter 14.1, Article 3 (§ 22.1-289.010 et seq.) and Article 4 (§ 22.1-289.030 et seq.) of Title 22 of the Code of Virginia describes the responsibility of the Department of Education for the regulation of child day programs.

B. Section 22.1-16 of the Code of Virginia authorizes the State Board of Education to promulgate regulations to carry out its powers and duties. Pursuant to § 22.1-289.046 of the Code of Virginia, for child day programs that operate at a location that is currently approved by the Department of Education for school occupancy and that houses a public school during the school year, the public school building; vehicles that are owned by the public school and used to transport children attending the child day program; and meals served to children that are prepared by the public school are not subject to inspection or approval.

C. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to contradict or to negate any provisions of the Code of Virginia which may apply to child day centers.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-289.046 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 22VAC15-30-20 derived from VR175-08-01 § 1.2, eff. November 1, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 4, eff. March 1, 1996; Volume 14, Issue 21, eff. September 1, 1998; amended and renumbered as 22VAC40-185-20, Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 1, eff. November 1, 2012; amended and renumbered Volume 37, Issue 24, eff. July 1, 2021; Volume 38, Issue 2, eff. October 13, 2021.

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