VA SB1239 | 2017 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Vetoed on May 4 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-05-04 - Governor: Vetoed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Conference Sub) [HTML]

Summary

Child day programs; exemptions from licensure. Repeals requirements that child day centers operated by religious institutions must comply with in order to be exempt from licensure, including the requirements that such child day centers (i) be inspected by the local health department and fire marshal for basic health and safety requirements; (ii) abide by specified staff-to-child ratios; (iii) are staffed by persons who are at least 16 years of age and are supervised if less than 18 years of age; (iv) require staff members in supervisory positions to be certified by a physician to be free from any disability that would prevent them from caring for children; (v) provide certain disclosures to parents and the general public; and (vi) establish and implement procedures for hand washing, intake and dismissal, daily health screenings and exclusion of sick children, ensuring children are in compliance with immunization requirements, keeping the premises free of obvious injury hazards, and ensuring that all staff members are able to recognize signs of child abuse and neglect. The bill also removes certain programs from the list of child day programs exempt from licensure and clarifies that such programs are not considered child day programs and therefore are not subject to licensure. The bill also modifies the terms of certain child day programs that remain listed as exempt from licensure, including religious-exempt programs, and requires that such programs (a) file with the Commissioner of Social Services (the Commissioner) a statement indicating the intent to operate a child day program, identifying the Code provision relied upon for exemption from licensure, and certifying that the program has disclosed to all the parents the fact that it is exempt from licensure; (b) report all incidents involving serious injury to or death of children attending the program; (c) have a person trained and certified in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) present; (d) comply with background check requirements; (e) maintain daily attendance records; (f) have an emergency preparedness plan in place; (g) comply with all applicable laws governing transportation of children; (h) comply with certain safe sleep practices for infants; and (i) post in a visible location notice that the program is exempt from licensure. The bill adds to the list of child day programs exempt from licensure programs offered by local school divisions, operated for no more than four hours per day, staffed by local school division employees, and attended by school-age children who are enrolled in public school within such school division. The bill directs the Commissioner to establish a process to inspect child day programs exempt from licensure and a process to gather and track aggregate data regarding child injuries and deaths that occur at such child day programs. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2018, except for the provisions related to religious-exempt child day programs and certain directives to the Commissioner, which shall become effective July 1, 2017.

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Title

Child day programs; exemptions from licensure, certification of preschool or nursery school program.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2017-04-05 - House - House: VOTE: REJECTED (37-Y 61-N) (Y: 37 N: 61 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2017-04-05 - Senate - Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (26-Y 14-N) (Y: 26 N: 14 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-05 - Senate - Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-05 - Senate - Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (29-Y 11-N) (Y: 29 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-25 - House - House: VOTE: ADOPTION (89-Y 7-N) (Y: 89 N: 7 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-25 - Senate - Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-23 - Senate - Senate: Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-23 - Senate - Senate: House substitute with amendment rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N) (Y: 0 N: 39 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2017-02-22 - House - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 34-N) (Y: 66 N: 34 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-15 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-15 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-14 - House - House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-13 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (5-Y 0-N) (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-06 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (Y: 38 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-02 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-01 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance (14-Y 2-N) (Y: 14 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-01-27 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2017-05-04 Governor: Vetoed by Governor
2017-04-05 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 5, 2017
2017-04-05SenateCommunicated to Governor
2017-04-05HouseVOTE: REJECTED (37-Y 61-N)
2017-04-05HouseHouse rejected Governor's recommendation (37-Y 61-N)
2017-04-05HousePending question ordered
2017-04-05SenateSenate concurred in Governor's recommendation (26-Y 14-N)
2017-04-05SenateReconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
2017-04-05SenateSenate concurred in Governor's recommendation (29-Y 11-N)
2017-03-24SenateGovernor's substitute printed 17105984D-S3
2017-03-24SenateGovernor's recommendation received by Senate
2017-03-13 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
2017-03-13SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
2017-03-10SenateSigned by President
2017-03-07HouseSigned by Speaker
2017-03-07SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB1239ER)
2017-03-07SenateEnrolled
2017-02-25HouseVOTE: ADOPTION (89-Y 7-N)
2017-02-25HouseConference report agreed to by House (89-Y 7-N)
2017-02-25HousePassed by temporarily
2017-02-25SenateConference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2017-02-25SenateConference substitute printed 17105839D-S2
2017-02-25 Conference: Amended by conference committee
2017-02-23HouseDelegates: Orrock, Garrett, James
2017-02-23HouseConferees appointed by House
2017-02-23SenateSenators: Hanger, Wexton, Cosgrove
2017-02-23SenateConferees appointed by Senate
2017-02-23SenateSenate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N)
2017-02-23HouseHouse requested conference committee
2017-02-23HouseHouse insisted on substitute with amendment
2017-02-23SenateHouse substitute with amendment rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N)
2017-02-22HouseVOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 34-N)
2017-02-22HousePassed House with substitute with amendment (66-Y 34-N)
2017-02-22HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment SB1239H1
2017-02-22HouseRead third time
2017-02-21HousePassed by for the day
2017-02-20HousePassed by for the day
2017-02-20HouseCommittee on Appropriations amendment agreed to
2017-02-20HouseCommittee on Health, Welfare and Institutions substitute agreed to 17105464D-H1
2017-02-20HouseRead third time
2017-02-17HouseRead second time
2017-02-15HouseReported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
2017-02-15HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
2017-02-14HouseAssigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
2017-02-14HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2017-02-14HouseCommittee substitute printed 17105464D-H1
2017-02-14HouseReported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
2017-02-13HouseSubcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
2017-02-13HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (5-Y 0-N)
2017-02-10HouseAssigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
2017-02-08HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2017-02-08HouseRead first time
2017-02-08HousePlaced on Calendar
2017-02-06SenateRead third time and passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)
2017-02-03SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1239S1
2017-02-03SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 17104579D-S1
2017-02-03SenateReading of substitute waived
2017-02-03SenateRead second time
2017-02-02SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2017-02-01SenateReported from Finance (14-Y 2-N)
2017-01-27SenateRereferred to Finance
2017-01-27SenateReported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
2017-01-27SenateCommittee substitute printed 17104579D-S1
2017-01-10SenateReferred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
2017-01-10SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101850D

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
192392.02(n/a)See Bill Text
6321715(n/a)See Bill Text
6321717(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

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