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. Amends § 63.2-1509, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


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