Bill Text: VA SB67 | 2018 | Regular Session | Prefiled


Bill Title: Intake process, etc.; statements made by child to an intake officer or probation officer.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-11-30 - Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice [SB67 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2018-SB67-Prefiled.html
18100304D
SENATE BILL NO. 67
Offered January 10, 2018
Prefiled November 30, 2017
A BILL to amend and reenact §16.1-261 of the Code of Virginia, relating to statements made by a child to an intake officer or probation officer.
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Patrons-- Favola and Marsden
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Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That §16.1-261 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§16.1-261. Statements made by a child during or after intake or mental health screening or evaluation prior to hearing.

Statements made by a child to the intake officer or probation officer during or after the intake process, or during or after a mental health screening or assessment conducted pursuant to §16.1-248.2 or other court-ordered evaluations or assessments, and prior to a hearing on the merits of the petition filed against the child, shall not be admissible at any stage of the proceedings.

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