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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 131. Standards for Licensed Child-Placing Agencies
4/2/2020

22VAC40-131-70. Conflict of Interest.

A. The governing board of the licensee shall not have a board member who is:

1. An applicant for adoption services; or

2. A recipient of adoption services until the final order of adoption is entered.

B. No biological parent of a child currently placed by the licensee shall serve as a member of the licensee's governing board.

C. No provider applicant shall serve as a member of the licensee's governing board.

D. A member of the licensee's governing board who is also a foster parent for the licensee shall not vote on issues related to foster care policy and procedure.

E. The licensee shall not provide foster care services to its child-placing agency staff members.

F. The licensee shall not accept an application for adoption from or provide adoption services to any of its staff or governing board members.

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-217 and 63.2-1734 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 28, Issue 10, eff. May 1, 2012.

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