Adoptions; consent revocation period for parental placement. (HB285)

Introduced By

Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Consent revocation period for parental placement adoptions. Provides that consent to an adoption may be revoked by a birth parent for up to seven days after it is executed. This bill eliminates the provision barring revocation after a child is 10 days old. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088468752
01/02/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2008Read first time
01/21/2008Passed by for the day
01/22/2008Passed by for the day
01/23/2008Passed by for the day
01/24/2008Read second time
01/24/2008Amendment by Delegate Toscano agreed to
01/24/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB285E
01/24/2008Printed as engrossed 088468752-E
01/25/2008Read third time and passed House (97-Y 0-N)
01/25/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2008Communicated to Senate
01/28/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2008Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/30/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB285E)
02/29/2008Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
02/29/2008Committee substitute printed 085711752-S1
03/03/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read third time
03/04/2008Reading of substitute waived
03/04/2008Committee substitute agreed to 085711752-S1
03/04/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB285S1
03/04/2008Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB285S1)
03/05/2008Placed on Calendar
03/05/2008Senate substitute agreed to by House 085711752-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
03/07/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB285ER)
03/07/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB285ER)
03/07/2008Signed by Speaker
03/09/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 662 (effective 7/1/08)