Adult protective services; creates central registry. (SB1570)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

Progress

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

Description

Adult protective services; central registry. Creates a central registry of founded complaints of adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation to be maintained by the State Department of Social Services. The bill establishes (i) investigation requirements for local departments of social services related to complaints of adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation; (ii) record retention and disclosure requirements for the Department and local departments; (iii) notice requirements related to findings by local departments and central registry entries; and (iv) an appeals process to contest the findings of a local department related to founded reports of adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Amends § 2.2-3802, § 63.2-1605, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/17/2019: In Subcommittee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102290D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2019Rereferred from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2019Rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/17/2019Assigned Rehab sub: Subcommittee #2

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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