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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 820. General Procedures and Information for Licensure
4/23/2024

8VAC20-820-60. General.

A. A license to operate a facility or agency is issued to a specific person or organization to provide out-of-home care to children. An organization may be a partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or public entity.

B. Pursuant to § 22.1-289.026 of the Code of Virginia, any person, officer, or member of a governing board of any association or corporation that operates a child day program or family day system shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor if he:

1. Interferes with any representative of the superintendent in the discharge of the superintendent's licensing duties;

2. Makes to the superintendent or any representative of the superintendent any report or statement with respect to the operation of any child day program or family day system that is known by such person to be false or untrue;

3. Operates or engages in the conduct of these facilities without first obtaining a license as required or after such license has been revoked, suspended, or has expired and not been renewed; or

4. Operates or engages in the conduct of one of these facilities serving more persons than the maximum stipulated in the license.

C. When a licensee plans to close or sell a facility, the licensee shall notify the appropriate licensing office at least 60 days prior to the anticipated closure or sale date. When the facility closes or the sale is finalized, the license shall be returned to the appropriate licensing office.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 24, eff. July 1, 2021.

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