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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 80. General Procedures and Information for Licensure
3/28/2020

22VAC40-80-300. Investigation of Complaints.

The department has the responsibility to investigate any complaints regarding alleged violations of the standards or statutes and complaints of the abuse and neglect of persons in care.

NOTE: In an investigation involving suspected adult or child abuse, neglect, or exploitation in a licensed facility, the investigation will be conducted jointly with the local department of social services whenever possible in accordance with departmental policy.

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-217, 63.2-1732, 63.2-1733 and 63.2-1734 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR615-30-01 § 7.2, eff. July 1, 1989; amended, Volume 08, Issue 17, eff. July 1, 1992; Volume 11, Issue 03, eff. January 1, 1995; Volume 20, Issue 24, eff. November 1, 2004.

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