Critically missing adult; expands definition, receipt of reports. (SB49)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Receipt of critically missing adult reports; Virginia Critically Missing Adult Alert Program; definition. Expands the definition of "critically missing adult" to include any missing adult, including an adult who has a developmental disability, intellectual disability, or mental illness, 18 years of age or older for the purpose of receipt of critically missing adult reports by a police or sheriff's department and the Virginia Critically Missing Adult Alert Program administered by the Department of State Police and removes from the Program the eligibility requirement that the adult is believed to have been abducted. This bill is identical to HB 1060. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/29/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101581D
12/29/2021Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/13/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB49)
01/14/2022Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2022Read second time and engrossed
01/19/2022Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Public Safety
02/22/2022Assigned PS sub: Subcommittee #2
02/24/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/25/2022Reported from Public Safety with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Committee substitute printed 22106956D-H1
03/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB49H1)
03/01/2022Read second time
03/02/2022Read third time
03/02/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106956D-H1
03/02/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB49H1
03/02/2022Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/02/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022House insisted on substitute
03/07/2022House requested conference committee
03/08/2022Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/08/2022Senators: Favola, Mason, Hanger
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/10/2022Delegates: Cordoza, Batten, Hope
03/10/2022C Amended by conference committee
03/10/2022Conference substitute printed 22107761D-S1
03/10/2022Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
03/10/2022VOTE: Adoption (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2022Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/14/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB49S1)
03/21/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB49ER)
03/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB49ER)
03/21/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Signed by Speaker
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 395 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0395)

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