Child protective services data; DSS to identify & report certain data to Gov. & General Assembly. (HB327)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Social Services; child protective services data; report. Directs the Department of Social Services to identify and report the following data to the Governor and General Assembly by October 1, 2022: (i) the number of reports of child abuse or neglect submitted in the Commonwealth; (ii) the number of reports of child abuse or neglect to which a local department of social services (local department) responded by conducting an investigation or a family assessment; (iii) in cases in which an investigation or a family assessment was conducted, the average number of days that passed between the initiation of such investigation or family assessment and the receipt of the initial report of child abuse or neglect; (iv) the average number of investigations or family assessments to which a single local department employee is assigned; and (v) in cases in which a child was removed from his home and committed to the custody of a local board of social services or licensed child-placing agency, the average length of time the child remained in foster care and the number of such children who ultimately returned home. Read the Bill »


01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102300D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB327)
01/20/2022Continued to 2023 in Health, Welfare and Institutions