Child abuse or neglect; athletic coaches, etc. of private sports teams required to report to DSS. (HB3)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) with support from co-patrons Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), and Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Requirement that certain injuries to children be reported. Adds athletic coaches and directors of private sports organizations and teams to the list of persons required to report child abuse or neglect to the Department of Social Services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/21/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100448D
11/21/2011Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/13/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB3)
01/16/2012Assigned HWI sub: #2
01/17/2012Subcommittee recommends no action
01/31/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/02/2012Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Read first time
02/06/2012Read second time
02/06/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB3E
02/06/2012Printed as engrossed 12100448D-E
02/07/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/07/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB3E)
02/21/2012Rereferred from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/22/2012Assigned Rehab sub: Social Services
02/24/2012Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Read third time
02/28/2012Reading of amendments waived
02/28/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/28/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/28/2012Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Placed on Calendar
03/01/2012Senate amendments agreed to by House (94-Y 1-N)
03/01/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB3ER)
03/07/2012Signed by Speaker
03/08/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB3ER)
03/08/2012Signed by President
03/30/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 391 (effective 7/1/12)
03/30/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0391)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.