2009 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law
Sponsored By:
Senators Kelley, Astle, Brochin, Colburn, Conway, Currie, Della, Dyson, Forehand, Glassman, Jones, Lenett, Madaleno, Middleton, Robey, and Stone
Child Protection - Mandatory Reporting of Children Regularly in Contact with Persons Convicted of Child Sexual Abuse


Requiring specified professionals to notify the local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency if the professionals have reason to believe that a parent, guardian, or caregiver allows a child to reside with or regularly associate with a specified individual; specifying exceptions; describing the information that is to be included in a specified report; providing for the receipt and investigation of a report that a child is at substantial risk of abuse or neglect; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator James Brochin, District 42
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Barry Glassman, District 35
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Child Abuse and Neglect
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Human Resources, Department of
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Parole and Probation
Rules and Regulations
Sexual Offenses
Social Services -see also- Welfare
Social Workers

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Family Law
( 5-704.1 , 5-706.2 , 5-707 , 5-708 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered