Foster care; independent living services. (HB1141)

Introduced By

Del. Bill Fralin (R-Roanoke) with support from co-patrons Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), and Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foster care; independent living services. Provides that any person who was committed or entrusted to a local board or licensed child-placing agency may choose to discontinue receiving independent living services any time before his 21st birthday in accordance with regulations adopted by the Board. The local board or licensed child-placing agency shall restore independent living services at the request of that person provided that (i) the person has not yet reached 21 years of age and (ii) the person has entered into a written agreement, less than 60 days after independent living services have been discontinued, with the local board or licensed child-placing agency regarding the terms and conditions of his receipt of independent living services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088067504
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/23/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1141)
01/31/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2008Committee substitute printed 088573504-H1
02/01/2008Read first time
02/01/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1141H1)
02/04/2008Read second time
02/04/2008Committee substitute agreed to 088573504-H1
02/04/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1141H1
02/05/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Communicated to Senate
02/06/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2008Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/15/2008Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N)
02/18/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Read third time
02/19/2008Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1141ER)
02/21/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1141ER)
02/21/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Signed by President
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 186 (effective 7/1/08)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 187 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0187)