MINORS

MINORS

Abandoned children; emergency custody (Safe Haven for Babies), Department of Social Services to submit annual report on number of such children. Amending §§ 16.1-228, 16.1-283, 18.2-371.1, 32.1-127, 40.1-103, 63.1-248.2, 63.1-248.6 and 63.1-248.7; adding § 16.1-241.4. (Patron-Moran, HB 1633; Rhodes, HB 2154; O'Brien, HB 2553; Byrne, SB 785)

Abandoned children; emergency custody (Safe Haven for Babies), prosecution for abuse and neglect, etc., Department of Social Services to submit annual report on number of such children. Amending §§ 16.1-228, 16.1-283 and 18.2-371.1; adding §§ 16.1-241.4 and 63.1-56.4. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1891; McDonnell, HB 2581; Forbes, SB 1204)

Aborted child; sale of body parts prohibited. Amending § 32.1-289.1. (Patron-Black, HB 327)

Adoption; birth parent may enter into a post-adoption agreement. Amending §§ 16.1-277.01, 16.1-277.02 and 16.1-278.3; adding § 16.1-283.1. (Patron-Jones, J.C., HB 1084)

Adoption registry; established to facilitate voluntary contact between mutually consenting adults and their birth parent. Adding §§ 63.1-219.56 through 63.1-219.63. (Patron-Puller, SB 1145)

Adult adoption; abolishes certain residency requirement. Amending § 63.1-219.50. (Patron-Parrish, HB 1660)

Alcohol abuse, underage drinking, and drunk driving; public school instruction. Amending § 22.1-206. (Patron-Albo, HB 1882)

Alcoholic beverages; liability for sale to underage person. Adding § 8.01-44.6. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1893)

Alcoholic beverages; penalty for giving to minors under age 15. Amending § 4.1-304. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2538)

Alcoholic beverages; possession by persons under age 21 may result in suspension of driver's license. Amending § 4.1-305. (Patron-Almand, HB 2766)

Autism and pervasive developmental disorders; Departments of Education, of Health, and of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services to continue study of services available for individuals therewith. (Patron-Thomas, HJR 523)

Bomb threats; loss of driving privilege if committed by a juvenile. Amending § 16.1-278.9. (Patron-Orrock, HB 1575; Houck, SB 789)

Bomb threats by a minor; action against parent for damage caused thereby. Adding § 8.01-44.01. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1189; Brink, HB 1254)

Child abuse or neglect; reporting suspected cases to local department of social services or toll-free hot line. Amending § 63.1-248.3. (Patron-Jackson, HB 965)

Child abuse or neglect; training for all persons mandated to report. Amending § 63.1-248.3. (Patron-Howell, SB 1352)

Child Day Care Automation, Status of; Interim Report of Department of Social Services (Item 387L, Chapter 1073, 2000 Acts). (HD 5)

Child protective services; differential response system requires an oral explanation of family assessment procedure. Amending §§ 63.1-248.6:02 and 63.1-248.19. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2167)

Child protective services; establishment of regional services units. Amending §§ 2.1-380, 63.1-209, 63.1-248.2, 63.1-248.3, 63.1-248.4, 63.1-248.5:1, 63.1-248.6, 63.1-248.6:01, 63.1-248.6:1 and 63.1-248.17; adding § 63.1-248.7:01. (Patron-Brink, HB 2492)

Child protective services; family assessments by local departments. Amending § 63.1-248.6:02. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2166)

Child victims or witnesses; testimony. Amending §§ 18.2-67.9 and 19.2-11.01. (Patron-Watts, HB 2014)

Child-placing agencies; may approve adoptive parent who has been convicted of certain misdemeanor offenses. Amending § 63.1-198.1. (Patron-Black, HB 1595)

Children; House Committee on Appropriations and Senate Committee on Finance to study need to increase fiscal support for anti-poverty programs and services, substance abuse prevention and treatment services, and health care coverage for those who are poor. (Patron-McEachin, HJR 641)

Children; penalty for taking indecent liberties therewith. Amending §§ 18.2-370, 18.2-370.1 and 19.2-298.1. (Patron-Stolle, SB 989)

Children; penalty for taking indecent liberties therewith. Amending § 18.2-370 and third enactment of Chapters 946 and 985, 1999 Acts. (Patron-Norment, SB 1259)

Children; requesting certain state and local agencies to inform parents and public of preventable health and social conditions to avoid need of costly special education programs and services therefor. (Patron-McEachin, HJR 637)

Children, Cost of Raising; Report of Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (SJR 192, 2000). (SD 9)

Children's health, safety and welfare; joint subcommittee to study all applicable federal and private efforts to protect and to identify areas where public and private efforts could result in greatest improvements thereto. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 809)

Children's Medical Security Insurance Plan (CMSIP) and Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) Plan; eliminates waiting period for previously insured children covered thereunder. Amending § 32.1-351. (Patron-Van Landingham, HB 2210)

Children's Medical Security Insurance Plan (CMSIP) and Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) Plan; filing of a child's application for assistance. Amending § 32.1-351. (Patron-Van Landingham, HB 2209)

Children's Medical Security Insurance Plan (CMSIP) and Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) Plan; provisions for medical assistance services. Amending § 32.1-351. (Patron-Brink, HB 2296)

Child's medical records; parent's access may be denied for good cause shown. Amending § 20-124.6. (Patron-Jones, J.C., HB 46)

Crime prevention and early intervention programs; Crime Commission to continue study. (Patron-Stolle, SJR 370)

Driver's license; cancellation due to failure to comply with compulsory school attendance. Amending §§ 22.1-205, 46.2-334 and 46.2-335. (Patron-Keister, HB 2745)

Driver's license; cancellation of a minor's license by both parents when they have joint legal custody. Amending § 46.2-334. (Patron-Barry, SB 1236)

Driver's license; issuance to persons under age 18 subject to certain restrictions. Amending §§ 46.2-334.01 and 46.2-498. (Patron-Jones, J.C., HB 1618; Bolvin, HB 2810)

Driver's license; joint subcommittee to study graduated form for minors. (Patron-O'Brien, HJR 691)

Driver's license; joint subcommittee to study graduated or provisional licenses for young drivers and effectiveness of commercial driver training schools. (Patron-Puller, SJR 331)

Driver's license; renewals, issuance of licenses and learner's permits to persons under age 21, restrictions on nighttime driving, etc. Amending §§ 22.1-205, 46.2-330, 46.2-334, 46.2-334.01, 46.2-335 and 46.2-335.2; adding § 46.2-334.02. (Patron-O'Brien, HB 2554; Mims, SB 1329)

Driver's license and learner's permit; increases age before issuance. Amending §§ 46.2-334 and 46.2-335. (Patron-Mims, SB 1330)

Driver's license and learner's permit; increases age before issuance, and for driving over-the-road golf carts. Amending §§ 46.2-334, 46.2-335 and 46.2-676. (Patron-Marsh, SB 1131)

Driver's license and learner's permit; increases age before issuance, restrictions on certain nighttime driving by minors, and for driving over-the-road golf carts. Amending §§ 46.2-334, 46.2-334.01, 46.2-335 and 46.2-676. (Patron-O'Bannon, HB 2843)

Driving offenses; penalty when committed by persons under age 18. Amending § 46.2-334.01. (Patron-Albo, HB 1881)

Driving restrictions; applicable to persons under age 18, exceptions. Adding § 46.2-334.2. (Patron-Parrish, HB 475)

Driving restrictions; applicable to persons under age 18, exceptions. Amending § 46.2-334.01. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1937; Howell, SB 937)

Driving restrictions; certain persons under age 18 shall not use any wireless communication device while vehicle is in motion. Amending § 46.2-334.01. (Patron-Bolvin, HB 2809)

Driving restrictions; certain persons under age 18 shall not use any wireless communication device while vehicle is in motion, or operate a vehicle between sunset and sunrise. Amending § 46.2-334.01. (Patron-Rhodes, HB 2381)

Early childhood educational and developmental initiatives; Commission on Early Childhood and Child Day Care Programs to study. (Patron-Van Landingham, HJR 629)

Early interventions programs and services; Department of Education, et al., to study educational placement of children eligible therefor. (Patron-McEachin, HJR 638)

Emergency contraceptives; dispensing, parental consent for minors. Amending §§ 54.1-3301 and 54.1-3408. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 2782)

Emergency services, specialized; EMS for Children Program of VCU to study degree to which children are receiving such services from trained personnel and to assess minimum need for emergency equipment and supplies designed especially for children. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SJR 330)

Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) Plan; single application to be used for child's insurance assistance. Amending § 32.1-351. (Patron-Brink, HB 2297)

Firearms; mandatory penalty for furnishing to minors. Amending § 18.2-309. (Patron-Rerras, SB 145)

Foster care children; Department of Social Services to develop and design a plan to study emancipation thereof. (Patron-Ticer, SJR 427)

Foster care children; Department of Social Services to study permanent placement thereof. (Patron-Potts, SB 912)

Guardianship program, subsidized; established for benefit of children living with relative caregivers. Adding § 63.1-206.2. (Patron-Devolites, HB 2092)

Health insurance; coverage for infant hearing screenings. Amending §§ 2.1-20.1, 32.1-325 and 38.2-4319; adding § 38.2-3411.4. (Patron-Forbes, SB 1200)

Homicide of aborted newborn; penalty. Adding § 18.2-32.2. (Patron-Black, HB 325)

Income tax, state; additional deduction for dependents under age 13. Amending § 58.1-322. (Patron-Orrock, HB 485)

Income tax, state; credit for qualified adoption expenses. Adding § 58.1-339.8. (Patron-Couric, SB 427)

Infants; testing for congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Amending § 32.1-65. (Patron-Ticer, SB 1007)

Inhalants; penalty for selling to minors. Amending § 18.2-264. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 508)

Juvenile driving; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study and evaluate effectiveness of current statute governing. (Patron-Parrish, HJR 230)

Juvenile records; release for certain felony convictions. Amending § 16.1-301. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 532)

Juveniles; disclosure to certain school officials the fact that they are a suspect in or have been arrested for certain crimes. Amending § 16.1-301. (Patron-Cox, HB 2841)

Juveniles; provisions for finding of not guilty by reason of insanity, Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services to detail dispositions of juveniles "not guilty by reason of insanity" for those charged with a delinquent act. Amending §§ 2.1-757 and 2.1-758; adding §§ 16.1-277.2 through 16.1-277.8. (Patron-Darner, HB 2653)

Lead testing of children for elevated blood-lead levels; Board of Medical Assistance Services requirements. Amending §§ 32.1-325 and 32.1-351. (Patron-Lambert, SB 727)

Lead testing of children for elevated blood-lead levels; encouraging Departments of Health and of Medical Assistance Services to continue to cooperate in preventing childhood lead poisoning. (Patron-Lambert, SJR 380)

Lead testing of children for elevated blood-lead levels; requesting Boards of Health and of Medicine to publicize requirements. (Patron-Lambert, SJR 379)

Learner's permits; increases age before issuance, restrictions on issuance of a driver's license to persons under age 18. Amending § 46.2-335. (Patron-Bolvin, HB 2811)

Medical assistance services; filing of a child's application for assistance. Amending § 32.1-325. (Patron-Van Landingham, HB 2208)

Mentally ill or retarded children; not responsible for delinquent acts. Amending §§ 2.1-757 and 2.1-758; adding §§ 16.1-277.2 through 16.1-277.9. (Patron-Darner, HB 1260)

Minors; identification required for procurement of materials harmful thereto, penalty for violations. Amending § 18.2-391. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1868)

Minors; penalty for permitting abuse or neglect of or cruelty thereto. Adding § 18.2-371.1:1. (Patron-Pollard, HB 2107)

Minor's estate; power of circuit court to distribute income. Repealing §§ 31-8.1 and 31-8.2. (Patron-Hall, HB 826)

Motorcycles; limits application of "helmet law" to persons under 18 years of age. Amending § 46.2-910. (Patron-Reid, HB 2508)

Newborn Infants Dependent on Controlled Substances; Report of Department of Social Services (Chapters 704 and 716, 1998 Acts). (HD 6)

Newborn Screening Tests, Feasibility of Adding Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia to; Report of Department of Health (Chapter 904, 2000 Acts). (SD 27)

Obscene pornography; unlawful sending to a minor by computer. Adding § 18.2-391.2. (Patron-Marshall, HB 2666)

Sexually explicit material; definition to include a subject who appears to be under age 18. Amending § 18.2-374.1. (Patron-Devolites, HB 2586)

Sexually explicit material; definition to include a subject who appears to be under age 18. Amending §§ 18.2-374.1 and 18.2-374.1:1. (Patron-Rerras, SB 1287)

Tobacco Settlement Fund; use to promote safety, health, etc., by discouraging or preventing use of tobacco products by minors. Amending §§ 32.1-355 and 32.1-356. (Patron-O'Bannon, HB 2432)

Voluntary manslaughter; penalty when victim under age 5. Amending § 18.2-35. (Patron-Marshall, HB 349)

Youth suicide prevention; provisions, Department of Health to report on activities. Adding § 32.1-73.7. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2015; Houck, SB 1190)

Youth Suicide Prevention Plan; Report of Commission on Youth (SJR 148, 2000 - as introduced). (HD 29)

Youth With Emotional Disturbance Requiring Out-of-Home Treatment; Interim Report of Commission on Youth (HJR 119, 2000 - as introduced and per request of Speaker). (HD 49)


2001 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last Modified on June 11, 2001 at 11:28AM Eastern Daylight Time

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