Child abuse and neglect; mandatory reporters. (SB1257)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester) with support from co-patron 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 HB 1659.

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/05/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100850D
01/05/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/17/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1257)
01/17/2019Assigned Rehab sub: Subcommittee #2
01/25/2019Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Rereferred to Finance
01/28/2019Fiscal impact review from JLARC (SB1257)
01/29/2019Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Read second time
01/31/2019Reading of amendment waived
01/31/2019Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1257E
01/31/2019Printed as engrossed 19100850D-E
02/01/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1257E)
02/05/2019Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/06/2019Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/11/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/11/2019Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/13/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/13/2019Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Enrolled
02/20/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1257ER)
02/20/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1257ER)
02/20/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019Signed by Speaker
02/27/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 27, 2019
02/27/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/08/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 295 (effective 7/1/19)
03/08/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0295)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1721.

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