Family day homes and child day centers; local government to report business licenses issued. (SB1168)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patrons Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), and Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Regulation of child welfare agencies. Establishes a national criminal history record check requirement for licensure as a child welfare agency, for approval as a family day home by a family day system, for approval as a foster or adoptive parent; for employment or to volunteer at a child welfare agency or family day home; and for all adults residing in a home in which a family day home is operated and provides that the children of a family day home provider and any children who reside in the family day home where care is provided shall be included in determining the number of children receiving care for the purpose of licensure. This bill includes a delayed effective date. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101456D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/20/2015Assigned Rehab sub: Childcare
01/28/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1168)
01/30/2015Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Committee substitute printed 15104486D-S1
01/30/2015Rereferred to Finance
02/02/2015Incorporates SB1124
02/02/2015Incorporates SB780
02/02/2015Incorporates SB1029
02/02/2015Incorporates SB1069
02/03/2015Committee substitute printed 15104711D-S2
02/03/2015Reported from Finance with substitute (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1168S1)
02/04/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1168S2)
02/04/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Read second time
02/05/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2015Committee substitute rejected 15104486D-S1
02/05/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104711D-S2
02/05/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1168S2
02/06/2015Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Passed Senate (27-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Placed on Calendar
02/10/2015Read first time
02/10/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/12/2015Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/13/2015Reported from Appropriations with substitute (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Committee substitute printed 15105012D-H1
02/16/2015Incorporates SB1055
02/16/2015Incorporates SB1123
02/16/2015Read second time
02/17/2015Read third time
02/17/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105012D-H1
02/17/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1168H1
02/17/2015Passed House with substitute (70-Y 29-N)
02/17/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (70-Y 29-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1168H1)
02/19/2015House substitute rejected by Senate (2-Y 36-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015House insisted on substitute
02/20/2015House requested conference committee
02/24/2015Senate acceded to request (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/2015Senators: Hanger, Reeves, Petersen
02/25/2015Conferees appointed by House
02/25/2015Delegates: Orrock, Peace, Filler-Corn
02/27/2015C Amended by conference committee
02/27/2015Conference substitute printed 15105646D-S3
02/27/2015Conference report agreed to by House (67-Y 26-N)
02/27/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (67-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015Passed by temporarily
02/27/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate (33-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1168ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/09/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1168ER)
03/09/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1168S3)
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/27/2015Governor's recommendation received by Senate
03/27/2015Governor's substitute printed 15105838D-S4
04/14/2015Placed on Calendar
04/15/2015Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
04/15/2015House rejected Governor's recommendation (38-Y 60-N)
04/15/2015VOTE: REJECTED (38-Y 60-N) (see vote tally)
04/15/2015Communicated to Governor
04/30/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 770 (effective - see bill)
04/30/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0770)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 5 clips in all, totaling 11 minutes.