HB813: Independent living services; person shall not become ineligible for services upon refusing.

Offered January 9, 2008
Prefiled January 8, 2008
A BILL to amend and reenact § 63.2-905.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to independent living services.
Patron-- Ward

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That § 63.2-905.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 63.2-905.1. Independent living services.

Local departments may shall provide independent living services to persons between 18 and 21 years of age who are in the process of transitioning from foster care to self-sufficiency who were in foster care at the time of their 18th birthday. Any qualifying person who initially refuses services shall not become ineligible solely because of such refusal, and may request and receive services after such refusal until such time as the person reaches 21 years of age.