Confidentiality of juvenile court records; exceptions. (SB1206)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), and Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Confidentiality of juvenile court records; exceptions. Provides that juvenile court service unit records and Department of Juvenile Justice records may be open for inspection to the Department of Social Services or any local department of social services that is providing services or care for, or has accepted a referral for family assessment or investigation and the provision of services regarding, a juvenile and these local agencies have entered into a formal agreement with the Department of Juvenile Justice to provide coordinated services to such juveniles. Read the Bill »


03/31/2021: signed by governor


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102736D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/25/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2021Reported from Judiciary with substitute (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Committee substitute printed 21103296D-S1
01/26/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2021Read second time
01/27/2021Reading of substitute waived
01/27/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103296D-S1
01/27/2021Reading of amendments waived
01/27/2021Amendments by Senator Barker agreed to
01/27/2021Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments SB1206ES1
01/27/2021Printed as engrossed 21103296D-ES1
01/28/2021Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Placed on Calendar
02/02/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice
02/09/2021Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/10/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/12/2021Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Read second time
02/17/2021Read third time
02/17/2021Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1206ER)
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
02/25/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1206ER)
03/31/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 466 (effective 7/1/21)
03/31/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0466)