Guardian ad litem; mandatory reporting of child abuse or neglect, exception. (SB387)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Guardian ad litem; mandatory reporting of child abuse or neglect. Requires any guardian ad litem who has been appointed by a court to represent a child to report suspected child abuse or neglect to a local department of social services or to the Department of Social Services' toll-free child abuse and neglect hotline. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080202268
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/15/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB387)
02/01/2008Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2008Passed by temporarily
02/06/2008Passed by for the day
02/07/2008Read third time
02/07/2008Passed by for the day
02/08/2008Read third time
02/08/2008Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Reading of amendment waived
02/08/2008Amendment by Senator Hurt agreed to
02/08/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended SB387E
02/08/2008Printed as engrossed 080202268-E
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to House
02/13/2008Placed on Calendar
02/13/2008Read first time
02/13/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/13/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB387E)
02/19/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2008Read second time
02/21/2008Passed by for the day
02/22/2008Passed by for the day
02/25/2008Read third time
02/25/2008Motion to refer to committee agreed to
02/25/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/29/2008Continued to 2009 in Courts of Justice
12/04/2008Left in Courts of Justice