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Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Mandate 1035

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Shaken baby syndrome; distribution of information.
Purpose of legislation
Requires the Department of Social Services to make information about shaken baby syndrome, its effects, and resources for help and support for caretakers available in a printable format, and information about how to acquire such information in an audiovisual format, available on a website maintained by the Department, and to inform every child welfare program licensed by the Department about the available information. This bill also provides that information about shaken baby syndrome shall be made available to foster and adoptive parents, and staff of child day programs and children's residential facilities.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 551 (2010)
VAC chapters to be amended
22 vac 40 - 131 : Minimum Standards for Licensed Private Child-Placing Agencies
22 vac 40 - 151 : Standards for Licensed Children's Residential Faciliities
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5369: Amend Standards for Licensed Child-Placing Agencies
Latest Stage: NOIRA
Action 5370: Amend Standards for Licensed Children’s Residential Facilities
Latest Stage: Proposed
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