2006 Code of Virginia § 63.2-904 - Investigation, visitation and supervision of foster homes or independent living placement; removal ...

63.2-904. Investigation, visitation and supervision of foster homes orindependent living placement; removal of child.

A. Before placing or arranging for the placement of any such child in afoster home or independent living placement, a local board or licensedchild-placing agency shall cause a careful study to be made to determine thesuitability of such home or independent placement, and after placement shallcause such home or independent placement and child to be visited as often asnecessary to protect the interests of such child.

B. Every local board or licensed child-placing agency that places a child ina foster home or independent living placement shall maintain such supervisionover such home or independent living placement as shall be required by thestandards and policies established by the Board.

C. Whenever any child placed by a local board or licensed child-placingagency and still under its control or supervision is subject, in the home inwhich he is placed, to unwholesome influences or to neglect or mistreatment,or whenever the Commissioner shall so order, such local board or agency shallcause the child to be removed from such home and shall make for him sucharrangements as may be approved by the Commissioner.

(Code 1950, 63-242, 63-248; 1968, c. 578, 63.1-205, 63.1-211; 1989, c.307; 2002, c. 747.)

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