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Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Mandate 1417

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Office of the Children's Ombudsman; children's residential facility.
Purpose of legislation
Authorizes the Office of the Children's Ombudsman to request that the Department of Social Services, the local department of social services, a children's residential facility, or a child-placing agency grant access and provide consent to interview children in foster care who are the subject of or the complainant in an investigation. The bill also contains technical amendments.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 280 (2024)
VAC chapters to be amended
22 vac 40 - 151 : Standards for Licensed Children's Residential Faciliities
Associated Regulatory Actions No regulatory action has been filed.
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