Child protective services; investigation of complaints of child abuse or neglect. (SB868)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Child protective services; investigation of complaints of child abuse or neglect where child is one year of age or younger. Requires local departments of social services to investigate all reports and complaints that allege suspected abuse or neglect of a child one year of age or younger. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/07/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100860D
12/07/2016Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/13/2017Committee substitute printed 17104018D-S1
01/13/2017Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/13/2017Rereferred to Finance
01/18/2017Impact statement from DHCD (SB868)
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB868S1)
01/25/2017Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Read second time
01/27/2017Reading of substitute waived
01/27/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104018D-S1
01/27/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB868S1
01/30/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (SB868)
02/02/2017Placed on Calendar
02/02/2017Read first time
02/02/2017Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/09/2017Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/09/2017Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/15/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2017Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Read second time
02/20/2017Read third time
02/20/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/20/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB868ER)
02/22/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB868ER)
02/22/2017Signed by President
02/22/2017Signed by Speaker
02/23/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/17
02/23/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/06/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House reprinted (SB868ER)
03/16/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 604 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0604)