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(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th

“A Place of My Own” Program; Department of Social Services to develop. Adding  63.2-914. (Patron-Ward, HB 2500 (Chapter 678))
Abuse or neglect proceedings; videotaped statement. Adding 18.2-67.9:1 and 18.2-67.9:2. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 953 (CD))
Adolescent Well Health visit; recognizing importance thereof for health and well-being of adolescents and young adults. (Patron-Amundson, HJR 823 (P); Amundson, HR 41 (F))
Adoption of a child; amends statutes governing. Amending 63.2-1201, 63.2-1202, 63.2-1203, 63.2-1204, 63.2-1209, 63.2-1212, 63.2-1221, 63.2-1222, 63.2-1225, 63.2-1230, 63.2-1233, and 63.2-1250. (Patron-Toscano, HB 2159 (Chapter 805))
Adoption records; records of all shall be open and shall be available to birth parents, adopted parents, and adopted persons upon a showing of good cause. Amending  63.2-1247. (Patron-Ingram, HB 1937 (F))
Adoptions, public agency; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Shannon, HJR 666 (F))
Alcoholic beverages; Class 3 misdemeanor when person permits underage person to consume. Adding  4.1-305.1. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2087 (F); Lucas, SB 1341 (F))
Bank accounts, minors’; authorizes bank to establish deposit accounts in which minors will be sole owner, etc. Amending 6.1-74. (Patron-Byron, HB 2127 (Chapter 197))
Child labor; permits children 17 years of age to drive automobiles or trucks on public roadways if enumerated criteria are satisfied. Amending  40.1-100. (Patron-Alexander, HB 2495 (Chapter 218))
Child Protection Accountability System; established. Adding 63.2-1530. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1904 (Chapter 445); Puller, SB 1068 (F))
Child protective services differential response system report; repealed. Repealing  63.2-1529. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2340 (Chapter 32))
Child Toy Safety Act of 2008; penalty for failure to remove recalled goods, report. Adding  18.2-320.1. (Patron-Moran, HB 1192 (CD))
Children; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of establishing statewide minimum standards for oversight of supervised visitation. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HJR 679 (F))
Children in Need of Supervision or Services; created. Amending 15.2-926, 16.1-248.1 through 16.1-249, 16.1-250, 16.1-254, 16.1-256, 16.1-260, 16.1-274, 16.1-278.6, 16.1-281, 16.1-286, 16.1-291, 16.1-292, 16.1-298, 20-49, 22.1-265, 63.2-100, 63.2-906, and 66-13; adding  16.1-245.2 through 16.1-245.6; repealing  16.1-278.4 and 16.1-278.5. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1392 (F))
Children of persons at criminal proceedings; court shall obtain and submit to Department of Social Services names, social security numbers, etc., of defendants’ children. Amending  19.2-120, 19.2-152.4:3, 19.2-254, 19.2-303, and 63.2-1902. (Patron-Stuart, SB 915 (F))
Children’s life jacket requirements; Board and Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to consult and coordinate with boating community and recreational boating safety professional organizations regarding need therefor. (Patron-Poisson, HJR 627 (F))
Children’s Ombudsman, Office of; created, report. Adding 2.2-214.2, 2.2-214.3, and 2.2-214.4. (Patron-Edwards, SB 861 (F))
Comprehensive Services Act Program; judicial assignment of services for children. Amending  2.2-5211. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1506 (Chapter 304))
Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families, Office of; report cost of services for at-risk and troubled children. Amending  2.2-2649. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1182 (I) See SB1181)
Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families, Office of; report expenditures on children receiving pool-funded services. Amending  2.2-2649. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1181 (Chapter 275))
Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families, State Executive Council for; report expenditures on children who do not receive pool-funded services. Amending  2.2-2648. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1180 (Chapter 712))
Confidentiality of court records; person, agency, etc., that may inspect juvenile case files shall be authorized to have copies made of such records, etc. that court may impose. Amending 16.1-305. (Patron-Marsh, SB 928 (Chapter 308))
Confidentiality of court records; person, agency, or institution that may inspect juvenile case files shall be authorized to have copies made of such records, subject to any restrictions, etc., that court may impose. Amending  16.1-305. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2310 (Chapter 138))
Crime victims; no law-enforcement officer shall inquire into immigration status of any person who reports that he is victim of crime or is parent or guardian of a minor victim. Adding 19.2-11.02. (Patron-Howell, SB 1436 (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 (CD))
Driver’s license; requires minors in planning district 8 to show completion of a 90-minute driver safety course with a parent or guardian prescribed by DMV. Amending  22.1-205. (Patron-Albo, HB 1782 (Chapter 785))
Driver’s license; requires minors to show completion of a 90-minute driver safety course with a parent or guardian prescribed by DMV. Amending  46.2-334 and 46.2-335. (Patron-Howell, SB 1084 (F))
Driver’s license, provisional; makes cell phone use while driving a primary offense. Amending  46.2-334.01. (Patron-Barker, SB 1227 (F))
Driver’s licenses; suspension thereof of minor who has 10 or more unexcused absences from public school on consecutive days. Amending  46.2-323; adding  46.2-334.001. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1826 (Chapter 439))
Firearms; possession or transportation thereof by persons under the age of 18, penalty. Amending  18.2-308.7. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1741 (F))
Foster care; placement of a child pursuant to an agreement between parents and local board of social services. Amending  63.2-906 and 63.2-910. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1012 (Chapter 124))
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 (CD))
Garnishment; exemption for parent who supports dependent child or children residing with him. Amending  8.01-512.4; adding 34-4.2. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1668 (Chapter 332))
Income tax, state; qualified adoption expenses tax credit. Adding 58.1-339.12. (Patron-Caputo, HB 2298 (F))
Indoor Clean Air Act; prohibits presence of minors in all indoor restaurants and bars, etc., in State that allow smoking. Amending  15.2-2800, 15.2-2801, 15.2-2804, 15.2-2805, and 15.2-2806; adding  32.1-370 through 32.1-376. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 2483 (I) See HB1703)
Infant mortality; joint subcommittee to study methods and practices for reducing in State. (Patron-Shannon, HJR 667 (F))
Influenza vaccination; requires Board of Health to develop and issue guidelines for administration to minors by a licensed pharmacist, registered nurse, etc. Amending  54.1-3408; adding  32.1-46.02. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2447 (Chapter 110))
Intestate succession; if a parent willfully deserted or abandoned a child, no person may inherit from child’s estate thereto. Amending  64.1-16.3. (Patron-Locke, SB 815 (F))
Involuntary commitment; court may appoint counsel for a minor in proceedings seeking approval of admission by parents of a minor 14 years of age or older who is incapable of making an informed decision. Amending  16.1-339, 16.1-341, 37.2-803, and 37.2-817 through 37.2-818. (Patron-Hurt, SB 1303 (F))
Juvenile arrest information; police and sheriff departments may release current information on juvenile arrests to law-enforcement agencies in other states. Amending  16.1-301. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1377 (Chapter 286))
Juvenile convicts; payment of restitution. Amending  19.2-305.2. (Patron-Marsden, HB 587 (CD))
Juvenile dispositions; allows court to reduce a felony to a misdemeanor after deferring adjudication when a juvenile is placed on probation and fulfills conditions of probation. Amending  16.1-278.8. (Patron-Herring, SB 1298 (F))
Juvenile dispositions; juveniles who have previously been adjudicated delinquent of a violent felony to be confined in a detention home or other secure juvenile facility. Amending 16.1-284.1. (Patron-Herring, SB 1297 (F))
Juvenile law; makes various changes in code sections pertaining to juveniles and juvenile court provisions. Amending  4.1-305, 16.1-237, 16.1-260, and 18.2-57.2. (Patron-Howell, SB 1149 (Chapter 726))
Juveniles; expands collection of DNA to include that of any age 14 or older whose delinquency charges are deferred and dismissed. Amending  16.1-299.1. (Patron-Pogge, HB 2503 (F))
Juveniles; restitution payments paid thereby. Adding 16.1-278.8:02. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2228 (F))
Juveniles; transmission of probation and parole reports to school superintendent. Amending  16.1-305.2; adding  66-25.2:1. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1218 (Chapter 276))
Learner’s permits; DMV to refuse an application by a minor who has had more than five unexcused absences in six months preceding application. Amending  46.2-335. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 438 (CD); Miller, J.H., HB 2140 (F))
Marriage license tax; allocation to services for children and youth exposed to sexual or domestic violence. Amending  20-15. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1429 (F))
Mob violence; adds act of violence to listing of offenses reported by a juvenile intake officer to a school division when committed by a student. Amending  16.1-260. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2513 (Chapter 385))
Novelty cigarette lighters; prohibiting purchase, distribution, etc., to persons under age of 18. Adding  18.2-371.4. (Patron-Lohr, HB 2054 (I) See HB2578)
Novelty cigarette lighters; prohibiting purchase to persons under age of 18. Adding  18.2-371.4. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 2578 (Chapter 668))
Parental liability; damage to property or injury to person by minor. Amending  8.01-43 and 8.01-44. (Patron-Vanderhye, HB 1999 (F))
Post-adoption contact and communication; establishes procedures governing agreements between birth parents and adoptive parents. Amending  16.1-277.01, 16.1-277.02, and 16.1-278.3; adding 16.1-283.1, 63.2-1228.1, and 63.2-1228.2. (Patron-Toscano, HB 2160 (Chapter 98); Miller, J.C., SB 1011 (Chapter 260))
Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment of Minors Act; mandatory outpatient treatment. Amending  16.1-336 through 16.1-339, 16.1-340, 16.1-341, 16.1-342, 16.1-344, 16.1-345, 16.1-345.1, 37.2-808, and 37.2-809; adding  16.1-339.1 and 16.1-345.2 through 16.1-345.5. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2061 (Chapter 455); Lucas, SB 1122 (Chapter 555))
School records; may be received as evidence in cases involving custody of student or termination of parental rights. Amending 8.01-390.1. (Patron-Bulova, HB 2406 (Chapter 212))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; condition of registration. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 1963 (F))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; provision in conviction order, sentencing order, etc., stating that a person is not required to register is invalid and void ab initio. Adding  9.1-923. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 1962 (F))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; registration requirements. Amending  9.1-903 and 9.1-904. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1928 (F))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; State Police shall publish on Internet sex offender database and mail to all persons general laws affecting such persons. Adding  9.1-923. (Patron-Marsden, HB 2225 (F))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; registration requirements. Amending  9.1-903, 9.1-904, and 9.1-905. (Patron-Watts, HB 1898 (F))
Sex offender registration; juveniles of any age adjudicated delinquent of a sexually violent offense to register, requires expulsion from school. Amending  9.1-902, 18.2-370.5, 22.1-254, 22.1-254.2, 22.1-277.06, and 22.1-277.2:1; adding 22.1-277.09. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2361 (F))
Sex offender registry; placement of certain juveniles required. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-Stuart, SB 372 (CD))
Smoking in cars; unlawful for a person thereto when a minor is present, civil penalty. Adding  46.2-112.1. (Patron-Northam, SB 1106 (F))
Stalking; enhanced penalty if victim is a minor. Amending 18.2-60.3. (Patron-Peace, HB 13 (CD))
Teenage driving; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Smith, SJR 356 (F))
Unattended children in motor vehicle; definition of child abuse and neglect. Amending  16.1-228. (Patron-Vogel, SB 1265 (F))
Underaged drinking; person charged with who summons law-enforcement or medical assistance on behalf of another is eligible for deferred disposition of his case. Amending  4.1-305 and 4.1-306. (Patron-Caputo, HB 2297 (F))
Unlicensed child day centers; permitted to reduce number of staff per child during designated rest or sleep periods for children ages 24 months to six years. Amending  63.2-1716. (Patron-Blevins, SB 969 (Chapter 258))
Visitation, supervised; defines term as contact between parent and child that occurs in presence of court-approved supervising person. 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 1897 (F))
2009 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 06/03/09