Adult neglect; religious treatment exemption. (SB1028)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patron Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Adult neglect; religious treatment exemption. Amends the definition of adult neglect by providing that no adult shall be considered neglected solely on the basis that such adult is receiving religious nonmedical treatment or religious nonmedical nursing care in lieu of medical care, provided that such treatment or care is performed in good faith and in accordance with the religious practices of the adult or there is a written or oral expression of consent for that adult. Amends § 63.2-100, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094313232
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/21/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1028)
01/30/2009Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendment (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Read second time
02/03/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/03/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1028E
02/03/2009Printed as engrossed 094313232-E
02/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1028E)
02/04/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/13/2009Assigned HWI sub: Welfare
02/19/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/19/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Read second time
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2009Passed House with amendment (97-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Enrolled
03/04/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1028ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1028ER)
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 705 (effective 7/1/09)
03/30/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0705)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 11 minutes.