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2017 SESSION


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.