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Agency
Department of Social Services
Board
State Board of Social Services
chapter
Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies [22 VAC 40 ‑ 191]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Action:
Amend Regulation to Comply with 2012 Legislation
 
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action implements amendments to the Code of Virginia (Code) by the 2012 Session of the General Assembly relating to the barrier crimes and to the authority of the State Board of Social Services (Board) to adopt regulations for licensed child day centers. The regulatory action adds state law requirements for background checks prior to approval of adoptive and foster parents by licensed child-placing agencies and makes technical corrections to the regulation.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [003322]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6264 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2013.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Karen Cullen 
Address: Division of Licensing Programs
801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: karen.cullen@dss.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)726-7152    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: (800)828-1120