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Mandate 862

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
State Board of Social Services; complaints of child abuse or neglect where child is under the age of two.
Purpose of legislation
Requires the State Board of Social Services to promulgate regulations that require local departments of social services to respond to valid reports and complaints alleging suspected abuse or neglect of a child under the age of two within 24 hours of receiving such reports or complaints.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 604 (2017)
VAC chapters to be amended
22 vac 40 - 705 : Child Protective Services
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4888: Amend CPS Regulation to Implement 2017 and 2018 Legislation
Latest Stage: Final
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