Adoption laws; administrative changes. (HB2046)

Introduced By

Del. Michele McQuigg (R-Occoquan) with support from co-patrons Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), and Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Adoption laws; administrative changes. Changes the adoption laws to bring them up to date with the amendments made last session. Makes the change regarding notice of the entrustment and adoption from 21 to 15 days consistent throughout the adoption statutes and clarifies that if the putative father's identity is reasonably ascertainable, he must be noticed as the Putative Father Registry dictates. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 076063412
01/08/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2046)
01/18/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1985 and SB1041.