Virginia Missing Child with Autism Alert Program; established. (HB65)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), and Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park)

Progress

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

Description

Establishment of the Virginia Missing Child with Autism Alert Program. Creates a program for local, regional, or statewide notification of a missing child with autism. The bill defines a missing child with autism as a child (i) whose whereabouts are unknown; (ii) who has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder; (iii) who is 17 years of age or younger or is currently enrolled in a secondary school in the Commonwealth, regardless of age; and (iv) whose disappearance poses a credible threat as determined by law enforcement to the safety and health of the child and under such other circumstances as deemed appropriate by the Virginia State Police. Read the Bill »

Status

02/20/2020: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
12/05/2019Committee
12/05/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100531D
12/05/2019Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB65)
01/15/2020Assigned PS sub: Public Safety
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/31/2020Reported from Public Safety (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/12/2020Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Enrolled
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB65ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB65ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Signed by President

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 2 minutes.

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