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Accident and sickness insurance, group; student medical leave of absence. Amending  38.2-3525. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1622 (Chapter 428))
Adoption; changes requirement that social worker meet with birth parent and prospective parent simultaneously or separately. Amending  63.2-1231. (Patron-Albo, HB 1905 (Chapter 808))
Adoption; Department of Taxation to study current financial incentives in other states to support. (Patron-O’Brien, SJR 377 (P))
Adoption; exception to requirement that spouses file a joint petition. Amending  63.2-1201 and 63.2-1237. (Patron-Norment, SB 1017 (F))
Adoption; exchange of medical and psychological information. Amending  63.2-1208. (Patron-Albo, HB 1897 (Chapter 446))
Adoption laws; administrative changes. Amending  63.2-901.1, 63.2-903, 63.2-1201, 63.2-1202, 63.2-1212, 63.2-1213, 63.2-1222, 63.2-1223, 63.2-1226, 63.2-1229, 63.2-1233, and 63.2-1241. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1041 (Chapter 606))
Adoption laws; administrative changes. Amending  63.2-903, 63.2-1202, 63.2-1212, 63.2-1213, 63.2-1222, 63.2-1223, 63.2-1233, and 63.2-1241. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2046 (I) See HB1985)
Adoption laws; technical changes. Amending  63.2-901.1, 63.2-903, 63.2-1201, 63.2-1202, 63.2-1212, 63.2-1213, 63.2-1222, 63.2-1223, 63.2-1226, 63.2-1229, 63.2-1233, and 63.2-1241. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1985 (Chapter 623))
Assault and battery on child; custody and visitation. Amending 20-124.3. (Patron-Englin, HB 2728 (F))
Background checks; strengthens requirements for employees, etc., of contractual services to children’s residential facilities. Amending  63.2-1726. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1208 (Chapter 573))
Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program; includes certain provisions. Amending  38.2-5001, 38.2-5003, 38.2-5004, 38.2-5006, 38.2-5008, 38.2-5009, 38.2-5010, and 38.2-5013; adding  38.2-5009.2 and 38.2-5013.1; repealing  38.2-5014. (Patron-Tata, HB 416 (CD); Watkins, SB 643 (CD))
Capital murder; sentencing of juvenile convicted thereof. Amending  16.1-272. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2053 (Chapter 460))
Child Care Provider Registry; created. Amending  63.2-1505; adding  63.2-1727.1 through 63.2-1727.4. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1839 (F))
Child custody; consideration of marital fault. Amending  20-124.3. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1662 (F))
Child custody; presumption that an award of joint legal and physical custody is in best interests of child. Amending 20-124.2. (Patron-Bell, HB 2957 (F))
Child custody; virtual visitation through use of various electronic communication equipment. Amending  16.1-274, 16.1-278.15, 20-124.1, 20-124.2, and 20-124.5. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1036 (F))
Child day centers, licensed; approved credentials for program directors. Amending  63.2-1738. (Patron-Nixon, HB 3105 (F))
Child day-care regulations; establishes staff-to-child ratios, activity space guidelines, etc., for regulated centers. Amending  63.2-1734. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1353 (F))
Child Fatality Review Team; Chief Medical Examiner to obtain and review presentence reports that led to death of child. Amending  32.1-283.1. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2523 (Chapter 411))
Child labor; allows child under age 18 to work at licensed farm winery. Amending  40.1-100. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2334 (Chapter 645))
Child labor; maximum hour limits. Amending  40.1-80.1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 943 (CD))
Child labor offenses; civil penalty that may be assessed. Amending  40.1-113. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2783 (Chapter 667))
Child or adult abuse or neglect; animal control officers required to report. Amending  63.2-1509 and 63.2-1606; adding 3.1-796.104:2, 63.2-1509.1, and 63.2-1606.1. (Patron-Ticer, SB 935 (F))
Child pornography; seizure and forfeiture of equipment. Amending 19.2-120 and 19.2-386.31. (Patron-Bell, HB 2980 (Chapter 134); Obenshain, SB 1239 (Chapter 386))
Child pornography cases; venue. Amending  18.2-374.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2968 (Chapter 418))
Child restraint devices; raises booster seat age, prohibits certain in front seat. Amending  46.2-1095 and 46.2-1100. (Patron-Albo, HB 1908 (Chapter 935); O’Brien, SB 1035 (I) See SB1060; Watkins, SB 1060 (Chapter 91))
Child unattended in a car; unlawful for younger than six years. Adding  46.2-116. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2711 (F))
Child-friendly visiting rooms; state and local correctional facilities required to provide. Adding  53.1-5.2. (Patron-Englin, HB 2745 (F); Miller, SB 618 (CD); Miller, SB 773 (F))
Childhood obesity; Board of Education to establish standards to facilitate prevention and reduction thereof. Amending 22.1-253.13:5, 22.1-270, and 22.1-275.1; adding  22.1-16.4. (Patron-Miller, SB 744 (I) See SB974)
Childhood obesity; local school divisions encouraged to continue efforts to address. (Patron-Tyler, HJR 727 (F))
Children; broadens list of sex offenses prohibiting proximity thereto. Amending  18.2-10, 18.2-370.2, 18.2-370.3, and 18.2-370.4. (Patron-BaCote, HB 2175 (F))
Children; expands current crime of taking indecent liberties therewith. Amending  18.2-370 and 18.2-370.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1698 (F); Shannon, HB 2578 (I) See HB1698)
Children; expands scope of rape shield statute to include prosecutions for taking indecent liberties therewith. Amending 18.2-67.7. (Patron-Shannon, HB 3085 (Chapter 890))
Children; parents’ right to make medical decisions (Abraham’s Law). Amending  63.2-100. (Patron-Welch, HB 2319 (Chapter 479); Rerras, SB 905 (Chapter 597))
Children; penalty for object penetration when victim is less than 10 years of age. Amending  18.2-67.2. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1794 (F))
Children; penalty for sexual abuse against a child. Amending 9.1-902; adding  18.2-67.4:2. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2068 (Chapter 463))
Children; prior adjudications of delinquency. Amending 16.1-278.9. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2827 (F))
Children; unlawful to leave unattended in vehicle. Adding 46.2-116. (Patron-Albo, HB 2146 (F))
Children with disabilities or in need of foster care services; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study financial impact of mandating services under Comprehensive Services Act. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 402 (F))
Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), State; memorializing State Congressional Delegation and Governor to urge Congress to reauthorize federal funding for FAMIS. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 616 (F); Martin, SJR 416 (F))
Children’s Services Ombudsman; Board of Education to appoint for each local school division as resource for parents of special needs children. Amending  2.2-3705.5; adding  22.1-20.1, 22.1-20.2, and 22.1-20.3. (Patron-Moran, HB 2851 (F))
Community policy and management teams; adds children requiring mental health services. Amending  2.2-5211 and 2.2-5212. (Patron-Fralin, HB 2620 (F); Devolites Davis, SB 1332 (Chapter 840))
Confidential records; adds group homes, etc., to list of those eligible to review records of Department of Juvenile Justice. Amending  16.1-300. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2661 (Chapter 511))
Criminal history and central registry check; establishes mandatory background check for prospective foster or adoptive parents. Amending  63.2-901.1. (Patron-Toscano, HB 2504 (Chapter 871))
Criminal history record information check, national; required for those employees and volunteers providing care to children, elderly, or disabled, penalty. Amending  32.1-126.01, 32.1-162.9:1, 63.2-1720, 63.2-1721, 63.2-1724, and 63.2-1725. (Patron-Hurt, HB 1587 (CD))
Divorce, no-fault; parties with minor children cannot obtain. Amending  20-91. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2798 (F))
DMV; to develop and distribute materials for parents of certain minors. Adding  46.2-335.3. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1043 (F))
Driver’s permits, temporary; 90-day limitation does not apply to first-time drivers pending presentation in court ceremony. Amending  46.2-344. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2701 (F))
Family day homes; Bureau of Insurance of State Corporation Commission to study availability of liability insurance for operators thereof. (Patron-Bell, HJR 697 (F))
Felons; employer responsibility to give notice when certain offenders work near children. Adding  18.2-370.5. (Patron-Caputo, HB 3124 (F))
Firearms; possession by persons under age 18. Amending 18.2-308.7. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2768 (F))
Firearms; prohibits possession thereof at a child day center. Adding  18.2-287.5. (Patron-Howell, SB 1364 (F))
Foster care services; term means provision of services to child and his family when needed. Amending  16.1-228 and 63.2-905. (Patron-Fralin, HB 2150 (F))
Guardians and conservators; use of real estate professionals. Amending  31-14.1 and 37.2-1023. (Patron-Englin, HB 2741 (F))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for habilitative services for children. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Plum, HB 657 (CD))
Income tax, state; qualified adoption expenses tax credit. Adding 58.1-339.12. (Patron-Caputo, HB 1879 (F))
Interrogations of juveniles; statements thereby to be electronically recorded. Amending  16.1-228; adding 16.1-274.2. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1693 (F))
Interstate Compact for Juveniles; provides for enhanced accountability, etc., to track juveniles moving across state borders. Amending  16.1-323; adding  16.1-323.1; repealing 16.1-324 through 16.1-330. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2201 (Chapter 277); Edwards, SB 1290 (Chapter 387))
Intestate succession; parent is barred from inheriting from child because had willfully deserted child. Amending  64.1-16.3. (Patron-Locke, SB 1381 (F))
Juvenile certification; only certified upon conviction. Amending 16.1-271. (Patron-Marsden, HB 3007 (Chapter 221))
Juvenile offenses; judge may impose all penalties allowable by law therefor. Amending  16.1-278.9. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1236 (Chapter 731))
Juvenile records; allows law-enforcement agency access thereto when investigating certain offense. Amending  16.1-300. (Patron-Albo, HB 1898 (F))
Juveniles; destruction of fingerprints and photographs. Amending 16.1-299. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1770 (F))
Juveniles; duty of person taking child into custody. Amending 16.1-247. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 712 (CD); McQuigg, HB 2047 (F))
Juveniles; investigation of social history prior to commitment. Amending  16.1-273 and 16.1-278.7. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2660 (Chapter 510))
Mental health services for children; Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services responsible for planning and delivery thereof. (Patron-Kilgore, HJR 774 (P))
Minor; actions against parents for conduct thereof. Amending 8.01-44. (Patron-Rapp, HB 1176 (CD))
Minors; penalty for carnal knowledge of certain. Amending 18.2-64.1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1759 (F))
Murder; when committed in presence of a minor is guilty of separate offense. Adding  18.2-32.3. (Patron-Marsh, SB 921 (F))
Oral contraceptives; requirements for prescribing for minors. Adding  54.1-2403.4. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1199 (CD))
Parental placement adoption; consent revocation period. Amending 63.2-1234. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1688 (F))
Parental placement adoption; exchange of identifying information. Amending  63.2-1232. (Patron-Albo, HB 1912 (F))
Parental placement adoption; legal counsel may appear on behalf of birth parents or adoptive parents. Amending  63.2-1230, 63.2-1232, and 63.2-1233. (Patron-Albo, HB 1911 (F))
Property damage or personal injury; parental liability for their child. Amending  8.01-43 and 8.01-44. (Patron-Norment, SB 1126 (F))
Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment of Minors Act; certain judges and special justices authorized to perform hearings, compensation. Amending  16.1-336, 16.1-339, 16.1-341, 16.1-345.1, 16.1-348, 37.2-803, and 37.2-804. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2530 (Chapter 500); Cuccinelli, SB 738 (Chapter 897))
Sex Offenses and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; registrants to submit along with information e-mail address. Amending 9.1-903 and 9.1-904. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 2185 (I) See HB2749)
Sexual offenses; creates number of new crimes labeled indecent liberties against child with new victim age classifications. Amending  9.1-902, 16.1-272, 17.1-805, 18.2-62, 18.2-67.5:2, 18.2-67.8, 18.2-370, 18.2-370.2, 19.2-268.2, 19.2-299, 19.2-303, 32.1-126.01, 32.1-162.9:1, 37.2-314, 63.2-1719, 63.2-1726, and 63.2-1727; repealing  18.2-370.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 2279 (F))
Sexual offenses; enhanced punishment for second and subsequent offenses against victims under age 13. Amending  18.2-67.5:3; adding  18.2-67.5:4. (Patron-Janis, HB 2592 (F))
Sexual offenses; if convicted of offense, prohibited to reside in proximity to children. Adding  18.2-370.5; repealing 18.2-370.3. (Patron-Athey, HB 2404 (F))
Sexual offenses; raises penalty for use of communications systems when involving children. Amending  18.2-374.3. (Patron-Bell, HB 2979 (F))
Stalking; enhanced penalty therefor if victim is a minor. Amending  18.2-60.3. (Patron-Peace, HB 2828 (F))
Students with disabilities; provides due process procedures therefor. Amending  22.1-214. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1962 (Chapter 33); Lambert, SB 847 (Chapter 52))
Tanning facilities; requires parental consent for customers under age 15. Amending  59.1-310.1, 59.1-310.3, and 59.1-310.5. (Patron-Howell, SB 1231 (Chapter 575))
Tobacco products; use thereof around foster care children. Adding 63.2-900.2. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 2987 (F))
Transfers to minors act; enables custodian of trust benefiting minor to transfer property without a court order. Amending 31-37 and 31-50. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2831 (Chapter 307))
Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use thereof by certain drivers. Amending  46.2-334.01 and 46.2-335. (Patron-Caputo, HB 1876 (F); Miller, P.J., HB 3066 (F))
Youth Internet Safety Fund; created. Adding  2.2-507.2. (Patron-Callahan, HB 3017 (Chapter 309))
2007 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 09/04/07