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State Board of Social Services


chapter
Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies [Under Development] [22 VAC 40 ‑ 192]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The regulation sets forth standards that are intended to implement the provisions of the Code of Virginia relating to background check requirements for child welfare agencies including licensed family day homes, licensed family day systems, licensed child placing agencies, licensed independent foster homes, voluntarily registered family day homes, religiously exempt child day centers; for family day homes approved by licensed family day systems; and for foster and adoptive homes approved by child-placing agencies.
State Authority The State Board of Social Services has authority under ยง 63.2-217 to adopt regulations as may be necessary to carry out the purpose of Title ,63.2 Welfare (Social Services) . Sections 63.2-217 and 63.2- 1734 provide the legal authority for the State Boar
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation The regulation overall is essential to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of children receiving
services by ensuring that persons required to have background checks have not been convicted of an
offense which prohibits licensure, registration, approval, or employment.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Deborah Eves  / Program Consultant
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: deborah.eves@dss.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)726-7506    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Comprehensive Repeal and Replace Background Check Regulation NOIRA Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None