Foster care agreements; rights of foster parent; dispute resolution.
Purpose of legislation
Directs the Department of Social Services to promulgate emergency regulations to ensure collaboration, communication, access, and transparency between the local boards and licensed child-placing agencies and foster parents. The bill also directs local boards of social services and licensed child-placing agencies to implement and publicize a dispute resolution process through which a foster parent may contest an alleged violation of such regulations by the local board or licensed child-placing agency.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 336 (2019)|
|VAC chapters to be amended|
|Associated Regulatory Actions||