Services for Survivors of Sexual Assault Task Force


The Task Force on Services for Survivors of Sexual Assault (Task Force) was created by Chapter 725 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly to assist in the implementation of the treatment and transfer requirements placed on hospitals and pediatric health care facilities for adult and pediatric survivors of sexual assault.

The primary responsibilities of the Task Force are to develop model documents, plans, and processes for these facilities to use, to educate these facilities on their obligations in treating or transferring survivors of sexual assault, and to increase the use of telemedicine in providing services to survivors of sexual assault.


The § 32.1-162.15:11(B) of the Code of Virginia requires the Task Force to report to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1 of each year regarding its activities and the status of implementation of the provisions of [Article 8 (§ 32.1-162.15:2 et seq.) of Chapter 5 of Title 32.1 of the Code of Virginia.

APPROVED SSSA TF Bylaws Revised 4-19-2024

Resources for Hospitals


APPROVED Treatment Plan Template PSAS Full 092223

APPROVED Transfer Plan Template PSAS 092223

APPROVED Transfer Agreement Template PSAS 092223

APPROVED Treatment Plan Template PSAS Partial 092223


APPROVED Transfer Plan Template ASAS. Revised 5-28-24

APPROVED Treatment Plan Template ASAS Full. Revised 5-28-24

APPROVED Transfer Agreement Template ASAS


Virginia House of Delegates

Senate of Virginia

Office of the Attorney General

Virginia Department of Health

Virginia Department of Social Services

Virginia State Police

Representatives of a Licensed Hospital

Licensed Pediatrician and Practitioner of Emergency Medicine

Licensed Physician and Practitioner of Emergency Medicine

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

Member of Sexual Assault Survivor Advocacy Organization

Member of Child Advocacy Organization

Representative of a Forensic Clinic

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