Child protective services; investigations and family assessments, contact information. (HB2743)

Introduced By

Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Child protective services; investigations and family assessments; contact information. Requires any individual who is the subject of a child abuse or neglect investigation or family assessment to notify the local department of social services prior to changing his place of residence and provide the local department with the address of his new residence. The bill also requires the Department of Social Services to document and report to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 1, 2020, the number of individuals who notified a local department of social services of a change in address and provided updated contact information between July 1, 2019, and July 1, 2020. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103848D
01/17/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2743)
01/29/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Read first time
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB2743E
02/01/2019Printed as engrossed 19103848D-E
02/04/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2743E)
02/04/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/04/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/07/2019Assigned Rehab sub:
02/15/2019Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Read third time
02/19/2019Read third timeg7050
02/19/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2743ER)
02/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2743ER)
02/22/2019Signed by Speaker
02/22/2019Signed by President
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 436 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0436)