Child care licensure; forfeiture of eligibility for religious exemption. (HB545)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Child care licensure; forfeiture of eligibility for religious exemption. Requires child day centers seeking exemption from licensure as a religious institution to file with the Commissioner of Social Services, prior to beginning operation and annually thereafter, documentary evidence that the individual seeking to operate the child day center is not currently ineligible to operate another child welfare agency due to a suspension or revocation of his license or license exemption for reasons involving child safety or any criminal conviction, including fraud, related to such child welfare agency. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101054D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB545)
01/17/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/18/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/23/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Read first time
01/26/2018Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2018Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/02/2018Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2018Read third time
02/06/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB545ER)
02/07/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB545ER)
02/07/2018Signed by Speaker
02/09/2018Signed by President
02/12/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 02/12/18
02/12/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 19, 2018
02/19/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 6 (effective 7/1/18)
02/19/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0006)