Address confidentiality program; victims of sexual violence and human trafficking. (HB2217)

Introduced By

Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Address confidentiality program; victims of sexual violence and human trafficking. Expands the types of crimes victims of which are eligible to apply for the address confidentiality program to include sexual violence and human trafficking. Current law permits victims of domestic violence and stalking to apply to this program. The bill requires that sexual or domestic violence programs be accredited by the Virginia Sexual Violence Program Professional Standards Committee to accept applications and authorizes crime victim and witness assistance programs to accept applications. The bill increases the certification period from one to three years. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101245D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
01/30/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2217)
02/02/2017Reported from General Laws with amendments (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB2217E
02/06/2017Printed as engrossed 17101245D-E
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/10/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2217E)
02/13/2017Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Read third time
02/16/2017Reading of amendment waived
02/16/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/16/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/2017Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Placed on Calendar
02/20/2017Senate amendment agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/20/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2217ER)
02/23/2017Signed by Speaker
02/24/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2217ER)
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 498 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0498)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.