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Health and Human Resources
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Mandate 718

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Child day centers and family day homes; regulations, national background check required, report.
Purpose of legislation
Requires fingerprint-based national criminal history records checks for licensed child day centers and family day homes and requires employees and volunteers of such child day centers and family day homes to notify the provider if they are convicted of a barrier crime or subject to a founded complaint of child abuse or neglect. The bill adds the offenses that require registration in the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry to the list of barrier crimes specific to family day homes. The bill includes additional provisions to increase the safety of children in child care settings.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 758 (2015)
VAC chapters to be amended
22 vac 40 - 111 : Standards for Licensed Family Day Homes
22 vac 40 - 191 : Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4574: Amend Licensure Threshold-Family Day Homes
Latest Stage: Final
Action 5077: Comprehensive Repeal and Replace Background Check Regulation
Latest Stage: no stages yet
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