Child abuse and neglect; investigations by local boards of social services.
Purpose of legislation
Requires local boards of social services, when investigating an individual who is the subject of child abuse or neglect allegations or the subject of a family assessment, to determine whether such individual has resided in another state within at least the preceding five years and, if he has resided in another state, to request a search of the child abuse and neglect registry or equivalent registry maintained by such state.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 276 (2019)|
|VAC chapters to be amended|
|Associated Regulatory Actions||