Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
7/21/2024

Part II. Licensing Regulations

8VAC20-820-30. Responsibility of the department.

Through the administration of the licensing program, the Department of Education assumes responsibility to ensure that licensed facilities and agencies provide children with at least a minimum level of care in accordance with regulations prescribed by the State Board of Education. The department also has the responsibility to investigate allegations of illegal operations and to initiate action to suppress illegal operations. The Code of Virginia requires the State Board of Education to adopt regulations for the licensure of the following categories of facilities and agencies:

1. Child day centers;

2. Family day homes; and

3. Family day systems.

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.

8VAC20-820-40. Adoption of regulations.

The State Board of Education has adopted regulations for each category listed above. The definition of each category and requirements for licensure are contained in each regulation.

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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