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Department of Social Services
Guidance Document Information
Title Child & Family Services Manual Chapter F-Adoption
Document ID FS8
Effective Date 8/20/2020
pdf View document text     Posted On 8/20/2020                 Document on Town Hall

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Public Comment Forums / Change History
Proposed Change RegisterDate Status
The changes to the Adoption guidance are a result of legislation passed during the 2020 Session of the Virginia General Assembly.  Legislative changes are related to the requirement to notify certain parties of adoption proceedings and the requirement to include parents whose rights were involuntari.... 7/20/2020 Forum ended on 8/18/2020 with 0 Comments.
Changes made to reflect federal Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018, to update national criminal background checks and the amount of time a child must reside with a close relative prior to adoption. 7/22/2019 Forum ended on 8/20/2019 with 0 Comments.


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