Independent living service & arrangements; require inclusion of plan for persons until 21 yrs. (SB250)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Foster care; independent living services for persons between the ages of 18 and 21. Establishes that children who are in foster care when they reach 18 years of age shall receive independent living services from the appropriate local board of social services or licensed child-placing agency until they reach 21 years of age. Currently, the provision of such services to children between the ages of 18 and 21 is discretionary. The bill also defines the terms "independent living services" and "independent living arrangement." 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 »

Status

02/01/2008: Awaiting a Vote in the Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084446248
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/30/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB250)
02/01/2008Stricken at request of Patron in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)