Child abuse and neglect; mandatory reporters. (HB1721)

Introduced By

Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke) with support from co-patron Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville)

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. Amends § 63.2-1509, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/17/2018Committee
12/17/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101444D
12/17/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/17/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1721)
01/24/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #4
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (8-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1257.

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