Va. Missing Child w/ Autism Alert Program; renames Va. Missing Person w/ Autism Program. (HB2216)

Introduced By

Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake) with support from 30 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg), Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Angelia Williams Graves (D-Norfolk), Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Sally Hudson (D-Charlottesville), Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg), Del. Clinton Jenkins (D-Suffolk), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton, Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News), Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake), Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Missing Person with Autism Alert Program. Renames the Virginia Missing Child with Autism Alert Program to the Virginia Missing Person with Autism Alert Program and expands it to apply to any missing person with autism, regardless of age. The bill defines a "missing person with autism" as any person (i) whose whereabouts are unknown, (ii) who has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder as defined by the Code of Virginia, and (iii) whose disappearance poses a credible threat to the safety and health of the person. Read the Bill »

Status

03/18/2021: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100556D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Public Safety
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2216)
01/20/2021Assigned PS sub: Public Safety
01/21/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/22/2021Reported from Public Safety (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Read first time
01/26/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Read third time
02/16/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Enrolled
02/19/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2216ER)
02/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2216ER)
02/19/2021Signed by Speaker
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2021
02/24/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 189 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0189)

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