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State Board of Social Services
Mandate 1337

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
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
22 vac 40 - 705 : Child Protective Services
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 6273: Amend CPS Regulation 2023
Latest Stage: Final
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