Juvenile justice; human trafficking screening. (HB1115)

Introduced By

Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth), Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Michelle Maldonado (D-Manassas), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth), Irene Shin (D-Herndon), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

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

Description

Juvenile justice; human trafficking screening. Requires the Department of Juvenile Justice to use trauma-informed screening measures to identify whether any child committed to the Department has been a victim of human trafficking and determine appropriate treatment and service options. The bill also requires that, in cases in which a juvenile and domestic relations district court or circuit court orders that a juvenile within its jurisdiction be physically examined and treated by a physician or local mental health center, such examination include trauma-informed screening measures to identify whether the juvenile has been a victim of human trafficking and determine appropriate treatment and service options. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Committee
01/12/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104219D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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