Shaken baby syndrome; Department of Social Services to develop information, its effect, etc. (HB411)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Shaken baby syndrome; distribution of information.  Requires the Department of Social Services to develop information, presented in both print and audiovisual format, about shaken baby syndrome and its effects, and to make such information available to child day care providers, children's residential facilities, group homes for children, foster parents, and adoptive parents. The bill also requires that health care providers licensed by a health regulatory board of the Department of Health Professions to provide prenatal care provide information provided by the Department of Social Services on shaken baby syndrome and its effects to patients receiving prenatal care, and that information about shaken baby syndrome and its effects be provided to foster parents and prospective adoptive parents before a child is placed in the home. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100647D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2010Assigned HWI sub: #1
01/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB411)
02/09/2010Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Committee substitute printed 10104627D-H1
02/10/2010Read first time
02/11/2010Read second time
02/11/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104627D-H1
02/11/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB411H1
02/12/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/12/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2010Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/26/2010Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB411H1)
03/02/2010Read third time
03/02/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB411ER)
03/09/2010Signed by Speaker
03/11/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB411ER)
03/11/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 551 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)


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 39 seconds.