Child abuse and neglect; emergency medical services personnel added to list of mandatory reporters. (SB228)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mandatory child abuse reporters; EMS personnel. Adds emergency medical services personnel certified by the Board of Health to the list of mandatory reporters of child abuse and neglect. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084065272
01/07/2008Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/15/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB228)
02/01/2008Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Committee substitute printed 084098272-S1
02/04/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Read second time
02/05/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2008Committee substitute agreed to 084098272-S1
02/05/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB228S1
02/06/2008Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Communicated to House
02/07/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB228S1)
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/19/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008Read second time
02/21/2008Read third time
02/21/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB228ER)
02/25/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB228ER)
02/25/2008Signed by Speaker
02/26/2008Signed by President
03/04/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 266 (effective - see bill)
03/04/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 268 (effective - see bill)
03/06/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0268)