Child abuse or neglect; appeals from founded complaints, concurrent criminal investigations. (SB1416)

Introduced By

Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
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Appeals from founded complaints of child abuse or neglect; concurrent criminal investigations. Provides that whenever an appeal of a finding by a local department of social services is made and a criminal investigation is also commenced against the appellant for the same conduct involving the same victim as investigated by the local department, the appeal process shall automatically be stayed until the criminal investigation is closed or, in the case of a criminal investigation that is not completed within 180 days of the appellant's request for an appeal, for 180 days. Amends § 63.2-1526, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/17/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102940D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/16/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1416)
01/17/2019Assigned Rehab sub: Subcommittee #2

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