Independent living services & arrangements; requires inclusion of plan for children 14 yrs. & older. (SB249)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foster care; independent living services for children 14 and older. Requires that every foster care plan for a child 14 years of age or older include an independent living services plan. The bill also defines the terms "independent living," "independent living arrangement," and "independent living services." Amends § 16.1-228, § 16.1-281, § 16.1-282, § 16.1-282.1, § 16.1-282.2, § 63.2-100, § 63.2-1819, § 63.2-904, § 63.2-905, § 63.2-905.1, § 63.2-906, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084447248
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/29/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB249)
02/01/2008Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Rereferred to Finance
02/04/2008Committee substitute printed 085708248-S1
02/04/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB249S1)
02/06/2008Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Read second time
02/08/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2008Committee substitute agreed to 085708248-S1
02/08/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB249S1
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to House
02/13/2008Placed on Calendar
02/13/2008Read first time
02/13/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/19/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2008Read second time
02/21/2008Passed by for the day
02/22/2008Read third time
02/22/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (94-Y 0-N)
02/22/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB249ER)
02/25/2008Signed by Speaker
02/26/2008Signed by President
02/27/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB249ER)
03/06/2008Governor's recommendation received by House
03/06/2008Governor's recommendation received by Senate
03/06/2008Placed on Calendar
03/07/2008Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
03/08/2008Enacted, Chapter (effective 7/1/08)
03/08/2008Enacted, Chapter 475 (effective 7/1/08)
03/08/2008House concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 0-N)
03/08/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
03/08/2008G Governor's recommendation adopted
03/08/2008Reenrolled bill text (SB249ER2)
03/08/2008Signed by President as reenrolled
03/08/2008Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/08/2008Enacted, Chapter 475 (effective 7/1/08)
03/13/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB249ER2)
03/14/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0475)