Below are the main laws, regulations and rules that govern the work we do.
Bill of Rights
Click here to view the sibling and normalcy bills of rights.
Click here to see FSD policies.
Click here to go to the FSD Rules page.
Title 33: Human Services, Chapter 49: CHILD WELFARE SERVICES
Title 33: Human Services, Chapter 51: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Title 33: Human Services, Chapter 52: DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS
Title 33: Human Services, Chapter 53: CHILDREN IN NEED OF CARE OR SUPERVISION
Title 33: Human Services, Chapter 57: Interstate Compact on Juveniles
Title 33: Human Services, Chapter 59: Interstate Compact On The Placement Of Children
- The Guide to Juvenile Proceedings Statute & Rules was compiled by the Vermont Court Improvement Program. It should not be considered primary authority.
Below are links to the main federal laws that govern our work.
Titles IV-B, IV-E & Related Sections of the Social Security Act
Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA)
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act
Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003
- The Major Federal Legislation Concerned with Child Protection, Child Welfare, and Adoption presents a summary of federal child welfare legislation since 1974 that has had a significant impact on the field.