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Background Checks for Licensed Child Day Centers [22 VAC 15 ‑ 51]
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Chapter Information
Description The regulation sets forth standards that are intended to implement the provisions of §§ 63.2-1702, 63.2-1719, 63.2-1720, 63.2-1721, 63.2-1722, and 63.2-1723 of the Code of Virginia relating to background check requirements for licensed child day centers.
State Authority §§ 63.2-1734 and 63.2-1735 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation The regulation sets forth standards that are intended to protect the health, safety, welfare of children receiving services by ensuring that the following have not been convicted of a barrier crime, or convicted of any other felony within the last five years, or been the subject of a founded complaint of child abuse or neglect within or outside Virginia:
• operators of licensed child day centers; and
• agents, employees and volunteers who are 1) involved in the day-to-day operations of the child day center or who are 2) alone with, in control of, or supervising one or more children.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Karen Cullen  / Program Consultant
Address: Division of Licensing Programs
730 East Broad Street, Room 828
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: karen.cullen@dss.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)726-7152    FAX: (804)726-7132    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Abolish Child Day Care Council Regulation on Background Checks Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/1/2014.
Change to incorporate recent change to Code of Virginia Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/13/2005.
Changes to conform with Code of Virginia Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/1/2004.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Establish new regulation to replace 22 VAC 15-50 Proposed Stage withdrawn before the Secretary's office completed its review.