Child welfare agencies; summary suspension. (SB1435)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Child welfare agencies; summary suspension. Allows the Commissioner of Social Services to issue a summary order of suspension of the license of any child welfare agency when conditions or practices exist that pose an immediate and substantial threat to the health, safety, and welfare of the children receiving care. The bill allows the Commissioner, in issuing an order of summary suspension, to suspend the license of the child welfare agency or to suspend only certain authority of the child welfare agency to operate, including the authority to provide certain services or perform certain functions that the Commissioner determines should be restricted or modified in order to protect the health, safety, or welfare of the children receiving care. The bill establishes notice, hearing, appeal, and posting requirements for such summary suspensions. Amends § 63.2-1709.1, § 63.2-1712, § 63.2-1737, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102035D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/17/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1435)

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services committee on 01/19/2019. It meets on Friday, 8:30 A.M. - Senate Room B.

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