Child welfare agencies; annual background checks required for employees and volunteers. (SB911)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)

Progress

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

Description

Child welfare agencies; background checks. Requires annual background checks for employees and volunteers of child welfare agencies. Under current law, background checks are required only at the time of initial employment. The bill provides that such background checks must include, among other existing requirements, a sworn statement or affirmation disclosing whether the person is currently the subject of a complaint of child abuse or neglect. Amends § 63.2-1702, § 63.2-1720, § 63.2-1721, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/30/2015: Merged into SB1055

History

DateAction
01/08/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100550D
01/08/2015Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/20/2015Assigned Rehab sub: Childcare
01/30/2015Incorporated by Rehabilitation and Social Services (SB1055-Hanger) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB911)