Child abuse and neglect; mandatory reporters. (HB1659)

Introduced By

Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), and Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Child abuse and neglect; mandatory reporters. Adds to the list of persons who are required to report suspected child abuse or neglect ministers, priests, rabbis, imams, and duly accredited practitioners of any religious organization or denomination usually referred to as a church; however, the bill exempts such clergy members from the mandatory reporting requirement when the information supporting the suspicion of child abuse or neglect (i) is required by the doctrine of the religious organization or denomination to be kept confidential or (ii) would be subject to the exemptions set forth in § 8.01-400 or 19.2-271.3 if offered as evidence in court. This bill is identical to SB 1257. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/01/2018Committee
12/01/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100396D
12/01/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/17/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1659)
01/24/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #4
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2019Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/01/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/01/2019Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/08/2019Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Rereferred to Finance
02/12/2019Reported from Finance (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Passed Senate with amendment
02/14/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Read third time
02/14/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/14/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/14/2019Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Placed on Calendar
02/18/2019Senate amendment rejected by House (1-Y 95-N)
02/18/2019VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 95-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Senate requested conference committee
02/20/2019Delegates: Delaney, Bell, R.B., Collins
02/20/2019House acceded to request
02/20/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/20/2019Delegates: Delaney, Bell, Robert B., Collins
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2019Senators: Peake, Chafin, Boysko
02/21/2019C Amended by conference committee
02/21/2019Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/21/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Passed by temporarily
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2019Enrolled
03/07/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1659ER)
03/07/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1659ER)
03/07/2019Signed by Speaker
03/09/2019Signed by President
03/11/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
03/11/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 414 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0414)

Video

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 35 seconds.

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