Comprehensive Services Act; Executive Council oversee development of services for at-risk children. (SB487)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patrons Del. Bill Fralin (R-Roanoke), Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News), and Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Comprehensive Services Act; service planning. Requires family assessment and planning teams to develop residential service plans for youth placed in residential facilities. Such plans shall (i) identify goals for residential placement, (ii) identify specific programs and services necessary to meet those goals, (iii) provide for periodic review of the placement to determine continued appropriateness of the placement for the child, and (iv) establish a plan for returning the youth to his home or community at the earliest appropriate time, including identification of any community-based services to support the transition to community-based care. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08
01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083138232
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/25/2008Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2008Committee substitute printed 085697232-S1
01/28/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2008Read second time
01/29/2008Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2008Committee substitute agreed to 085697232-S1
01/29/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB487S1
01/30/2008Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2008Communicated to House
02/11/2008Placed on Calendar
02/11/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/14/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)
02/15/2008Read second time
02/18/2008Read third time
02/18/2008Passed House Block Vote (97-Y 0-N)
02/18/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB487ER)
02/19/2008Signed by Speaker
02/20/2008Signed by President
02/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 39 (effective 7/1/08)
02/27/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0039)