Religious-exempt child day centers; staff-to-children ratios. (SB927)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patron Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Religious-exempt child day centers; staff-to-children ratios. Provides that, with respect to a child day center that is exempt from licensure due to its operation under the auspices of a religious institution, the applicable staff-to-children ratio for children receiving care in a group shall be based on the age of the youngest child in such group. This bill is identical to HB 1235. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104396D
01/10/2020Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB927)
01/31/2020Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Placed on Calendar
02/18/2020Read first time
02/18/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/25/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Read second time
02/28/2020Read third time
02/28/2020Passed House (97-Y 0-N)
02/28/2020VOTE: Passage (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB927ER)
03/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB927ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/27/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 495 (effective 7/1/20)
03/27/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0495)