Adult abuse; mandatory reporting by person employed in emergency department of any hospital. (HB1069)

Introduced By

Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Suspected adult abuse; mandatory reporting.  Requires any person employed in the emergency department of any private or state-operated hospital to report to Adult Protective Services when an adult is treated for serious bodily injury and the adult is unable to explain the cause of his injuries due to physical or mental incapacity. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102512D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2010Assigned HWI sub: #2
01/24/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1069)
01/26/2010Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2011
01/28/2010Continued to 2011 in Health, Welfare and Institutions
12/03/2010Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions