Child-protective services; complaints involving members of the United States Armed Forces. (HB2279)

Introduced By

Del. Daun Hester (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Child-protective services; complaints involving members of the United States Armed Forces. Requires local departments of social services to transmit information regarding reports, complaints, family assessments, and investigations involving children of active duty members of the United States Armed Forces or members of their household to family advocacy representatives of the United States Armed Forces. Under current law, local departments of social services may transmit such information, but are only required to transmit information regarding founded complaints or family assessments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2017Presented and ordered printed 17101513D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2017Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/20/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2279)
01/26/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/31/2017Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2017Read first time
02/02/2017Passed by for the day
02/03/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/06/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2017Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/10/2017Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2017Read third time
02/14/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2279ER)
02/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2279ER)
02/16/2017Signed by Speaker
02/17/2017Signed by President
02/17/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/21/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 142 (effective 7/1/17)
02/21/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0142)