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Virginia Administrative Code
1/22/2022

Part III. Office on Youth Administration

Article 1
General Requirements for Programs and Services

6VAC35-60-170. Implementation of strategies.

The Office on Youth shall implement the strategies to accomplish the goals and objectives as established and authorized in the Biennial Comprehensive Plan.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 and 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.1, eff. July 1, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997; Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002; Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

6VAC35-60-180. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.2, eff. July 1, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

Article 2
Personnel and Operations

6VAC35-60-190. Support services.

The Office on Youth shall have access to clerical and other support services, as needed.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 and 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.3, eff. July 1, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997; Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

6VAC35-60-200. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 §§ 3.4 and 3.5, eff. July 1, 1990; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997.

6VAC35-60-215. Staffing requirements.

The Youth Services Citizen Board, if a policy making board, or the city manager or county administrator, with the advice of the Youth Services Citizen Board if an advisory board, shall establish (i) the number of staff; (ii) a written job description for each position; and (iii) the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required for each position.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 and 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002; Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

6VAC35-60-220. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.6, eff. July 1, 1990; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997.

6VAC35-60-225. Staff and volunteer qualifications and training.

A. Staff and volunteers shall be qualified and trained for the positions and duties to which they are assigned.

B. Staff and volunteers who provide professional services shall be appropriately licensed, certified, or qualified, as required by law.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 and 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002; Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

6VAC35-60-230. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.7, eff. July 1, 1990; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997.

6VAC35-60-235. Personnel policies.

Staff of the Office on Youth shall be governed by, and have ready access to, written personnel policies and procedures.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10, 66-27 and 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997.

6VAC35-60-236. Background checks.

A. Except as provided in subsection B, all persons who (i) accept a position of employment at an Office on Youth, (ii) volunteer on a regular basis and will be alone with a juvenile in the performance of their duties, or (iii) provide contractual services directly to a juvenile on a regular basis and will be alone with a juvenile in the performance of their duties shall undergo the following background checks to ascertain whether there are criminal acts or other circumstances that would be detrimental to the safety of juveniles:

1. A reference check;

2. A criminal history check;

3. A fingerprint check with the Virginia State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI);

4. A central registry check with Child Protective Services; and

5. A driving record check if applicable to the individual's job duties.

B. To minimize vacancy time when the fingerprint checks required by subdivision A 3 of this section have been requested, employees may be hired, pending the results of the fingerprint checks, provided:

1. All of the other applicable components of subsection A of this section have been completed;

2. The applicant is given written notice that continued employment is contingent on the fingerprint check results as required by subdivision A 3 of this section; and

3. Employees hired under this exception shall not be allowed to be alone with juveniles and may work with juveniles only when under the direct supervision of staff whose background checks have been completed until such time as all background checks are completed.

C. Documentation of compliance with this section shall be retained in the individual's personnel record.

D. Written procedures shall provide for the supervision of nonemployee persons who are not subject to the provisions of subsection A of this section and who have contact with juveniles.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 and 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

6VAC35-60-237. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

6VAC35-60-240. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 §§ 3.8 to 3.11, eff. July 1, 1990; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997.

6VAC35-60-280. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.12, eff. July 1, 1990. Amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002.

Article 3
Staff Training and Development

6VAC35-60-290. Training program.

A program of training with defined objectives relating to the job description shall be written biennially with the Biennial Comprehensive Plan and shall be updated annually, as needed, for each full-time position established for the Office on Youth.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 and 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.13, eff. July 1, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997; Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002; Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

6VAC35-60-300. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 §§ 3.14 and 3.15, eff. July 1, 1990; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997.

Article 4
Fiscal Management

6VAC35-60-320. Budget review.

The Youth Services Citizen Board shall review and comment on the proposed operating budget of the Office on Youth.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.16, eff. July 1, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997; Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002; Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

6VAC35-60-330. Budget submission.

The sponsoring locality shall submit every two years, in accordance with the state's biennial budget process, to the department the approved operating budget for the Office on Youth showing appropriated revenue and projected expenses for the coming year.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.17, eff. July 1, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, November 26, 1997; Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002; Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

6VAC35-60-340. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 §§ 3.18 to 3.21, eff. July 1, 1990; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997.

6VAC35-60-380. Purchasing procedures.

The sponsoring locality's purchasing policies and procedures shall govern purchasing of supplies, materials, equipment, and services.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 and 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.22, eff. July 1, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997; Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

6VAC35-60-390. Semi-annual review.

The Youth Services Citizen Board shall review, at least twice a year, income and disbursements of the Office on Youth.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10, 66-27 and 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.23, eff. July 1, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997; Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002.

6VAC35-60-400. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.24, eff. July 1, 1990. Amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997. repealed, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002.

Article 5
Monitoring and Evaluation

6VAC35-60-410. On-site monitoring review.

The director of the Office on Youth shall circulate or distribute copies of the on-site monitoring review received from designated department personnel to all members of the Youth Services Citizen Board and the city manager or county administrator of the sponsoring locality within 45 calendar days of its receipt.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10, 66-27 and 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 3.25, eff. July 1, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997; Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002.

6VAC35-60-415. Evaluation.

The Office on Youth shall provide for an evaluation of program effectiveness in the Biennial Comprehensive Plan.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 and 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

6VAC35-60-420. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 §§ 3.26 and 3.27, eff. July 1, 1990; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997.

6VAC35-60-440. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 4.1, eff. July 1, 1990. Amended by Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002.

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