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State Board of Social Services
Mandate 991

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Appeals from founded complaints of child abuse or neglect; concurrent criminal investigations.
Purpose of legislation
Provides that whenever an appeal of a finding by a local department of social services is made and a criminal investigation is also commenced against the appellant for the same conduct involving the same victim as investigated by the local department, the appeal process shall automatically be stayed until the criminal investigation is closed or, in the case of a criminal investigation that is not completed within 180 days of the appellant's request for an appeal, for 180 days.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 12 (2019)
Chap 296 (2019)
VAC chapters to be amended
22 vac 40 - 705 : Child Protective Services
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5317: Exempt Amendment to Child Protective Services
Latest Stage: Final
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