Child-protective services; investigations; interview by child advocacy center.
Purpose of legislation
Requires that if a local multidisciplinary team has determined during an investigation of a report of child abuse or neglect that an interview of the child by a child advocacy center recognized by the National Children's Alliance is needed and an interview with a recognized child advocacy center within the jurisdiction cannot be completed within 14 days, the local department of social services may facilitate the interview with a recognized child advocacy center located in another jurisdiction.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 170 (2023)|
|VAC chapters to be amended|
|Associated Regulatory Actions||No regulatory action has been filed.|