Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Mandate 1374

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Application for reinstatement if a court reverses a finding of abuse or neglect
Purpose of legislation
Chapter 771 allows a teacher who has had a founded complaint of child abuse or neglect and whose license the Board has revoked to apply for reinstatement if a court reverses the finding of abuse or neglect. In such situation, the Board is required to consider and act upon the application for reinstatement within 90 days of submission. The statutory provision is being added to 8VAC20-23-720(B) of the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel for clarity.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 771 (2023)
VAC chapters to be amended Not yet determined.
Associated Regulatory Actions No regulatory action has been filed.
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