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Chapter 15.
Child Abuse and Neglect
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  • Article 2.
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  • § 63.2-1508
    Valid report or complaint
    § 63.2-1509
    Requirement that certain injuries to children be reported by physicians, nurses, teachers, etc.; penalty for failure to report
    § 63.2-1510
    Complaints by others of certain injuries to children
    § 63.2-1511
    Complaints of abuse and neglect against school personnel; interagency agreement
    § 63.2-1512
    Immunity of person making report, etc., from liability
    § 63.2-1513
    Knowingly making false reports; penalties
  • Article 3.
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  • § 63.2-1514
    Retention of records in all reports; procedures regarding unfounded reports alleged to be made in bad faith or with malicious intent
    § 63.2-1515
    Central registry; disclosure of information
  • Article 4.
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  • § 63.2-1516
    Tape recording child abuse investigations
    § 63.2-1516.01
    Investigation procedures involving person who is the subject of complaint
    § 63.2-1516.1
    Investigation procedures when school employee is subject of the complaint or report; release of information in joint investigations
    § 63.2-1517
    Authority to take child into custody
    § 63.2-1518
    Authority to talk to child or sibling
    § 63.2-1519
    Physician-patient and spousal privileges inapplicable
    § 63.2-1520
    Photographs and X-rays of child; use as evidence
    § 63.2-1521
    Testimony by child using two-way closed-circuit television
    § 63.2-1522
    Admission of evidence of sexual acts with children
    § 63.2-1523
    Use of videotaped statements of complaining witnesses as evidence
    § 63.2-1524
    Court may order certain examinations
    § 63.2-1525
    Prima facie evidence for removal of child custody
    § 63.2-1526
    Appeals of certain actions of local departments
  • Article 6.
    Virginia Child Protection Accountability System
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  • § 63.2-1530
    Virginia Child Protection Accountability System