Child care bill goes into effect 7/1/15

The 2015 session of the General Assembly passed legislation adding § 63.2-1704.1 to the Code of Virginia, which requires every unlicensed and unregistered family day home to provide a written notice to parents of every child receiving care at the time care begins, stating the following:

• The family day home is not regulated by the Division of Licensing Programs at Virginia Department of Social Services; and

• Refer parents to the following Department website address for additional information regarding licensed, registered, unlicensed, and unregistered family day homes: http://www.dss.virginia.gov/family/children2.cgi.