2017 Uncodified Acts

2017 Virginia Uncodified Acts
7/25/2017

CHAPTER 604

An Act to require local departments of social services to timely respond to complaints alleging abuse or neglect of a child under two years of age.

[S 868]

Approved March 16, 2017

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the State Board of Social Services shall 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.