Nursing homes; notification to residents, etc. of sex offenders residing in facility. (HB415)

Introduced By

Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem) with support from 21 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Vince Callahan (R-McLean), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg), Del. Michele McQuigg (R-Occoquan), Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Melanie Rapp (R-Yorktown), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach), Del. John Welch (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Nursing homes; notification of sex offenders. Requires nursing homes and certified nursing facilities to notify residents, residents' families, residents' legal representatives, and the public of the presence of a person convicted of a sexual offense for which registration is required pursuant to 9.1-902 residing in the nursing home or certified nursing facility. Also allows such facilities to request from the State Police electronic notification of any sex offender. Read the Bill »

Status

01/27/2006: Failed to Pass in Committee

History

DateAction
01/06/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064285308
01/06/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB415)
01/18/2006Assigned to Courts of Justice sub-committee: Civil Law
01/18/2006Referred from Courts of Justice
01/18/2006Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/27/2006Continued to 2007 in Militia, Police and Public Safety