Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Mandate 937

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Child care providers; criminal history background check; sunset and contingency.
Purpose of legislation
Extends from July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2020, the expiration date and contingency on the requirement that the following individuals undergo fingerprint-based national criminal history background checks: (i) applicants for employment by, employees of, applicants to serve as volunteers with, and volunteers with any licensed family day system, child day center exempt from licensure pursuant to ยง 63.2-1716, registered family day home, or family day home approved by a family day system; (ii) applicants for licensure as a family day system, registration as a family day home, or approval as a family day home by a family day system, as well as agents of such applicants and any adult living in such family day home; and (iii) individuals who apply for or enter into a contract with the Department of Social Services under which a child day center, family day home, or child day program will provide child care services funded by the Child Care and Development Block Grant of 2014, as well as the applicant's current or prospective employees and volunteers, agents, and any adult living in the child day center or family day home.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 278 (2018)
Chap 146 (2018)
VAC chapters to be amended
22 vac 40 - 191 : Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5077: Comprehensive Repeal and Replace Background Check Regulation
Latest Stage: no stages yet
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