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Abuse or neglect proceedings; videotaped statement. Adding 18.2-67.9:1 and 18.2-67.9:2. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 953 (C))
Adoption; filing of petition. Amending  63.2-1201. (Patron-Peace, HB 138 (Chapter 116))
Adoption; former adoptive parent who stood in loco parentis may petition to adopt child. Amending  63.2-1201; adding 63.2-1201.1. (Patron-Blevins, SB 171 (Chapter 868))
Adoption; period of validity of home study. Amending  63.2-1231. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 946 (Chapter 494))
Adoptions; consent revocation period for parental placement. Amending  63.2-1234. (Patron-Toscano, HB 285 (Chapter 662))
Alcoholic beverages; penalty for providing to an underaged person. Amending  4.1-306. (Patron-Purkey, HB 127 (F))
Alicia’s Law; funding for child exploitation law enforcement efforts. (Patron-Moran, HB 1189 (F); Deeds, SB 37 (F))
Blood donations; allowance of minors age 16 or older to donate. Amending  54.1-2969. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1260 (Chapter 330))
Child day center; possession of firearms on premises prohibited. Adding  18.2-287.5. (Patron-Caputo, HB 746 (F))
Child Day-Care Council; appoints one representative of YMCA to Council. Amending  63.2-1735. (Patron-Cox, HB 478 (Chapter 123))
Child restraint devices; exempts children being transported in minibuses and certain vans. Amending  46.2-1095 and 46.2-1099. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 225 (F))
Child sexual offenses; creates number of new crimes labeled indecent liberties with children. Adding  18.2-370.02. (Patron-Watts, HB 574 (F))
Child Toy Safety Act of 2008; penalty for failure to remove recalled goods, report. Adding  18.2-320.1. (Patron-Moran, HB 1192 (C))
Childhood Obesity in Public Schools, Joint Subcommittee Studying; continued. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 74 (F))
Children; Criminal Sentencing Commission to study use of and need for enhanced punishment for crimes committed in presence thereof. (Patron-Marsh, SJR 28 (F))
Children; insurance companies to provide coverage for habilitative services. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 83 (F))
Children; person convicted of sexual offenses prohibited near recreation centers and community center facilities. Amending 18.2-10, 18.2-370.2, 18.2-370.3, and 18.2-370.4. (Patron-BaCote, HB 705 (I) See HB223)
Children; removes certain language giving parents right to make medical decisions (Abraham’s law). Amending  63.2-100. (Patron-Northam, SB 497 (F))
Children; unlawful for any person to leave in motor vehicle unattended child under age six. Adding  46.2-116. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1337 (F))
Children; what constitutes taking indecent liberties, penalty. Amending  18.2-370 and 18.2-374.3. (Patron-Shannon, HB 973 (F))
Children’s Ombudsman, Office of; created, report. Adding 2.2-214.2, 2.2-214.3, and 2.2-214.4. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1131 (Chapter 446); Edwards, SB 315 (Chapter 698))
Children’s teaching hospital; Board of Education to supervise programs for school-age children. Amending  22.1-209.2. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 241 (Chapter 46); Watkins, SB 357 (Chapter 151))
Community policy and management teams; required to identify children in residential care facilities who can be appropriately served in their homes and communities. Amending  2.2-5206. (Patron-Hanger, SB 489 (I) See SB487)
Comprehensive Services Act; child-level data collection. (Patron-Hanger, SB 485 (I) See SB483)
Comprehensive Services Act; Executive Council to oversee development of intensive care coordination services for at-risk children. Amending  2.2-2648, 2.2-5206, and 2.2-5208. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 503 (Chapter 170); Hanger, SB 487 (Chapter 39))
Court-appointed counsel; compensation for those defending juvenile offenders in district court. Amending  19.2-163. (Patron-Peace, HB 536 (F); Stolle, SB 610 (Chapter 760))
Criminal street gangs; causing or encouraging acts rendering children delinquent. Amending  8.01-226.5:2 and 18.2-371. (Patron-Shannon, HB 969 (F))
Divorce; married couple with minor children may not obtain if other party files a written objection with court. Amending  20-91. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 725 (C))
Firearms; possession by persons who committed felonies while juveniles. Amending  18.2-308.2. (Patron-McDougle, SB 222 (Chapter 752))
Foster and adoption workers; Department of Social Services to establish minimum training requirements. Adding  63.2-914 and 63.2-1220.1. (Patron-BaCote, HB 825 (Chapter 133); Puller, SB 493 (Chapter 700))
Foster care; transition plan for children 16 years of age or older. Amending  16.1-228, 16.1-281 through 16.1-282.2, 63.2-100, 63.2-904, 63.2-905, 63.2-905.1, and 63.2-1819. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1321 (C))
Foster care background checks; fingerprints required for an individual with whom child may be placed. Amending  63.2-901.1. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 22 (F))
Foster care plan; eliminates requirement for a child placed out of his home be filed by a public agency, other than local board of social services. Amending  16.1-281, 16.1-282, and 16.1-282.1. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1489 (Chapter 678))
Group homes and residential facilities for children; regulations for licensure of educational programs offered. Amending 22.1-323.2, 37.2-408, 63.2-1737, and 66-24; adding 37.2-408.1. (Patron-Hanger, SB 472 (Chapter 873))
Health insurance; mandated coverage for hearing aids for minors. Amending  38.2-4319; adding  38.2-3418.15. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 237 (F))
Home instruction of children; eliminates certain requirements. Amending  22.1-254.1. (Patron-Tata, HB 767 (Chapter 364))
Home instruction of children; requirements. Amending  22.1-254.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1183 (Chapter 553))
Human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis testing; parental consent for minors. Amending  32.1-45.1. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1213 (Chapter 191); McDougle, SB 227 (Chapter 339))
Human papillomavirus vaccine; extends sunset provision requirement for 6th grade girls to receive. Amending second enactment of Chapter 858, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 188 (F))
Income tax, state; qualified adoption expenses tax credit. Adding 58.1-339.12. (Patron-Caputo, HB 743 (F))
Independent living services and arrangements; requires inclusion of plan for children 14 years of age or older. Amending 16.1-228, 16.1-281 through 16.1-282.2, 63.2-100, 63.2-904 through 63.2-906, and 63.2-1819. (Patron-Fralin, HB 149 (Chapter 483); Howell, SB 249 (Chapter 475))
Infant mortality; requires certain measures designed to lower. Amending  2.2-2818, 32.1-19, and 32.1-325; adding  63.2-704. (Patron-Moran, HB 1190 (F))
Inpatient treatment; parental admission of minors incapable of giving consent. Amending  16.1-336 and 16.1-339. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 400 (Chapter 774); Howell, SB 67 (Chapter 139))
Involuntary commitment of minors; appointment of counsel and guardians ad litem. Amending  16.1-339, 16.1-341, and 16.1-343. (Patron-Howell, SB 247 (Chapter 807))
Juvenile convicts; payment of restitution. Amending  19.2-305.2. (Patron-Marsden, HB 587 (C))
Juvenile defendants; electronic recording of interrogations. Amending  16.1-228; adding  16.1-274.2. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 606 (F))
Juvenile offenders; those convicted as an adult to gain earned sentence credits while serving sentence. Amending  16.1-272, 53.1-202.2, and 53.1-202.3. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1207 (Chapter 517))
Juvenile records; intake officer to report to Bureau of Immigration and Customs Office if allegation to believe juvenile is in U.S. illegally. Amending  16.1-309.1. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1254 (Chapter 798))
Juvenile records; notification of expungement. Amending  16.1-306. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1258 (Chapter 519))
Juveniles; Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice to study process of determining whether should be tried as an adult. (Patron-Locke, SJR 45 (F))
Juveniles; released to detention home between 11 and 13 years of age. Amending  16.1-284.1. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1519 (F))
Juveniles; retention of fingerprints for those given deferred disposition in criminal case. Amending  16.1-299. (Patron-Pogge, HB 527 (Chapter 636))
Juveniles; transfer of jurisdiction. Amending  16.1-243 and 16.1-291. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1255 (F))
Learner’s permits; issuance to minors when school records show they have unexcused absences. Amending  46.2-335. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 438 (C))
Marriage, subsequent; effect thereof to child over 14 years of age. Amending  18.2-371 and 20-48; repealing  18.2-66. (Patron-McClellan, HB 597 (Chapter 174); Stolle, SB 608 (Chapter 206))
Mental health records; health provider shall disclose information as necessary to provide care and treatment of minor. Amending 16.1-337, 19.2-169.6, 32.1-127.1:03, 37.2-808, 37.2-809, and 37.2-817; adding  37.2-804.2. (Patron-Watts, HB 576 (Chapter 782))
Mental health treatment for minors; parental notification required. Amending  54.1-2969. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 121 (F))
Minor’s drug test; disclosure of results. Amending  54.1-2969. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1400 (F))
Personal flotation devices; requirements for children. Amending 29.1-700; adding  29.1-736.1. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1250 (F))
Probation officers; removes court services staff from list to advise child of right to counsel. Amending  16.1-266 and 16.1-267. (Patron-Marsden, HB 591 (F))
Psychiatric inpatient treatment of minors; timing of petition and hearing. Amending  16.1-338 through 16.1-341. (Patron-Marsden, HB 582 (Chapter 783); Howell, SB 245 (I) See SB276; Cuccinelli, SB 276 (Chapter 808))
Reckless driving; suspension of license on conviction of minor. Amending  46.2-392. (Patron-Vanderhye, HB 1233 (F))
Right Choices for Youth Month; designating as October 2008, and each succeeding year thereafter. (Patron-Peace, HJR 5 (P))
School bus drivers; removes exclusion from existing provision that prohibits employment of children. Amending  40.1-100. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1160 (Chapter 552))
School employees; prohibits employment of an applicant if was subject of a founded case of child abuse and neglect. Amending  22.1-296.1, 22.1-296.4, 22.1-307, and 63.2-1505. (Patron-Bell, HB 1242 (Chapter 555))
Screened Family Day Home Provider List; created. Adding 63.2-1704.1, 63.2-1704.2, and 63.2-1704.3. (Patron-Tata, HB 3 (Chapter 498))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; registration requirements. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-Watts, HB 1044 (Chapter 592); McDougle, SB 114 (Chapter 747))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; use of data by Statewide Automated Victim Notification (SAVIN) system. Adding 9.1-922. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 844 (Chapter 76); Morrissey, HB 1376 (I) See HB844; Howell, SB 74 (Chapter 338))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; registration procedures. Amending  9.1-903. (Patron-BaCote, HB 701 (F); Mathieson, HB 902 (Chapter 220))
Sex offender registry; placement of certain juveniles required. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-Stuart, SB 372 (C))
Sex offenders; prohibiting proximity to children. Amending 18.2-10 and 18.2-370.2. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 223 (Chapter 579))
Sex offenders; prohibiting proximity to children. Amending 18.2-370.2. (Patron-Blevins, SB 175 (F))
Sexual offender; prohibited from residing within 500 feet of public park in proximity to children. Amending  18.2-370.3. (Patron-Brink, HB 622 (Chapter 726))
Sexual offenses against children; person over 18 guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor with child under 13. Amending  9.1-902; adding 18.2-370.6. (Patron-Ingram, HB 34 (Chapter 772))
Stalking; enhanced penalty if victim is a minor. Amending 18.2-60.3. (Patron-Peace, HB 13 (C))
Underage drinking and driving; penalty, report. Amending 18.2-266.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 719 (Chapter 729))
Underage drinking and driving; punishment. Amending  18.2-266.1. (Patron-McDougle, SB 507 (F))
Underage drinking prevention programs; Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to study. (Patron-Armstrong, HJR 107 (F))
Underaged drinking; eligibility for deferred disposition. Amending  4.1-305 and 4.1-306. (Patron-Caputo, HB 740 (F))
Visitation, supervised; restrictions and conditions necessary to minimize any risk of harm to child. Amending  16.1-241, 16.1-253, 16.1-253.1, 16.1-253.4, 16.1-278.2, 16.1-279.1, 19.2-152.8, 19.2-152.9, 19.2-152.10, and 20-124.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 573 (F))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - 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 12/19/08