Adult protective services; creates a central registry. (HB5042)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Sen. Jen Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Adult protective services; central registry. Creates a central registry of substantiated complaints of adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation to be maintained by the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services. The bill establishes (i) investigation requirements for local departments of social services related to reports of adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation; (ii) record retention and disclosure requirements for the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services and local departments of social services; (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 substantiated reports of adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Read the Bill »

Status

08/17/2020: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee

History

DateAction
08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200744D
08/17/2020Committee
08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
08/25/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5042)
08/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5042)

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