Elder or dependent adult abuse; emergency services personnel to report suspected abuse, etc. (SB898)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Duty to report suspected elder or dependent adult abuse. Amends section requiring emergency services personnel certified by the Board of Health to report suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation of adults to require such persons to report suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation of adults either directly via methods specified in this section or directly to the attending physician at the hospital to which the adult has been transported, who shall make the report forthwith. Amends § 63.2-1606, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/31/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09
12/31/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093156272
12/31/2008Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/22/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB898)
01/30/2009Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Read second time and engrossed
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
02/19/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Read second time
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Enrolled
02/28/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB898ER)
02/28/2009Signed by President
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
03/03/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB898ER)
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 538 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0538)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.

Comments

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