Child abuse and neglect; mandatory reporting, penalties. (HB970)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse; public and private college employees.  Adds any person employed by a public or private institution of higher education to the list of individuals required to report suspected abuse or neglect of a child. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Committee
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102964D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2012Assigned HWI sub: #2
01/19/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB970)
01/31/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/02/2012Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Read first time
02/06/2012Read second time and engrossed
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 Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/17/2012Assigned Rehab sub: Social Services
02/24/2012Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (13-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 (96-Y 0-N)
03/01/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2012Enrolled
03/07/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB970ER)
03/07/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB970ER)
03/07/2012Signed by Speaker
03/08/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 698 (effective 7/1/12)
04/09/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0698)

Video

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 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB303.

Comments

Richard Martin writes:

At introduction, this bill is identical to Senate Bill 303.

Richard Martin writes:

At introduction, this bill is identical to House Bill 970.