Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Child Protective Services [22 VAC 40 ‑ 705]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
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.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
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