SB420: Family day homes; unlawful to operate family day home if any employee is convicted sex offender.

SENATE BILL NO. 420
Offered January 11, 2006
Prefiled January 11, 2006
A BILL to amend and reenact § 63.2-1727 of the Code of Virginia, relating to sex offenders in family day homes.
Patron-- Hanger

Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That § 63.2-1727 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 63.2-1727. Sex offender or child abuser prohibited from operating or residing in family day home.

It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a family day home if he, or if he knows that any other person who resides, is employed by, or volunteers in the home, has been convicted of a felony in violation of §§ 18.2-48, 18.2-61, 18.2-63, 18.2-64.1, 18.2-67.1, 18.2-67.2, 18.2-67.3, 18.2-67.5, 18.2-355, 18.2-361, 18.2-366, 18.2-369, 18.2-370, 18.2-370.1, 18.2-371.1 or § 18.2-374.1, or is the subject of a founded complaint of child abuse or neglect within or outside the Commonwealth. A violation of this section shall be punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor.