Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Child Protective Services [22 VAC 40 ‑ 705]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Child Abuse Definition
General Information
Action Summary This action adds a clause to the definition of physical abuse that clarifies that this definition includes instances of caretakers allowing children to be present during the sale or manufacture of Schedule I and II drugs. The amendment is needed in order to reflect changes to §§16.1-228 and 63.2-100 of the Code of Virginia, made during by the 2004 General Assembly.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: § 16.1-228 and § 63.2-100
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2840 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2004.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Betty Jo Zarris  / CPS Policy Specialist
Address: Division of Family Services
7 North 8th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)626-7569    FAX: (804)726-7895    TDD: (800)828-1120