Abuse and neglect of a child; failure to report missing, penalty. (SB66)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


False report of injury of child; failure to report missing child.  Provides that any parent, guardian, or other person responsible for the care of a child under the age of 12 years who (i) falsely reports to law-enforcement the circumstances of an accident or other occurrence that results in serious injury to the life or health of such child or (ii) fails to report the child is missing within 12 hours of discovery is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100713D
01/05/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB66)
01/12/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB66)
02/01/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Rereferred to Finance
02/07/2012Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2012Read second time
02/09/2012Reading of amendments waived
02/09/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/09/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB66E
02/09/2012Printed as engrossed 12100713D-E
02/10/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB66E)
02/15/2012Placed on Calendar
02/15/2012Read first time
02/15/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/27/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/27/2012Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/27/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/29/2012Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/10/2012Left in Appropriations