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Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Mandate 522

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Foster care and adoption-decisions regarding federal benefits, right to appeal
Purpose of legislation
Establishes a right to review by the Commissioner of Social Services of any decision of a local board of social services granting, denying, or changing a benefit available to a child in foster care for any individual whose claim for benefits related to foster care services available pursuant to state or federal law is denied or is not acted upon by the local department with reasonable promptness.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 0437 (2013)
VAC chapters to be amended
22 vac 40 - 201 : Permanency Services - Prevention, Foster Care, Adoption, and Independent Living
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4037: Fair Hearings for Foster Care
Latest Stage: Final
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