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." 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)