Background checks; employment prior to receipt of results. (HB450)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Background checks; employment prior to receipt of results. Provides that no person shall be employed in a position that involves direct contact with a patient of, or person or child receiving services from, a nursing home, home health organization, hospice, assisted living facility, adult day care, child welfare agency, or family day home approved by a family day system until the results of a criminal history background check have been received, unless the person works under the direct supervision of a person for whom a background check has been performed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100756D
01/05/2014Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/09/2014Assigned HWI sub: # 2
01/17/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB450)
01/23/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB450)
01/28/2014Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2014Read first time
01/30/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2014Read third time and passed House (94-Y 0-N 1-A)
01/31/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2014Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/14/2014Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N)
02/17/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/2014Read third time
02/18/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB450ER)
02/20/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB450ER)
02/20/2014Signed by Speaker
02/22/2014Signed by President
03/05/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 129 (effective 7/1/14)
03/05/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0129)