Children; failure to report missing, penalty. (SB746)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Failure to report missing child; penalty. Provides that any parent, guardian, or other person responsible for the care of a child under the age of 12 who, with intent to conceal the fact that the child is missing, fails to report to law enforcement that the child is missing within a reasonable period of time after discovery of the fact is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Read the Bill »


12/14/2012: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee


12/14/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100296D
12/14/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
12/20/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB746)
01/07/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB746)
01/23/2013Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)