Foster & adoption workers; Department of Social Services to establish minimum training requirments. (SB493)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patrons Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon), and Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foster and adoption workers; minimum training requirements. Requires the Department of Social Services to establish minimum training requirements and to provide educational programs for foster and adoption workers and their supervisors. 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 089830304
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/16/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB493)
01/25/2008Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2008Read second time and engrossed
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) (see vote tally)
02/14/2008Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/19/2008Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources (Hamilton)
02/27/2008Reported from Appropriations with amendment (23-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2008Read second time
03/03/2008Read third time
03/03/2008Committee amendment agreed to
03/03/2008Engrossed by House as amended
03/03/2008Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB493ER)
03/08/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB493ER)
03/08/2008Signed by Speaker
03/11/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008Signed by Speaker
03/12/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 700 (effective 7/1/08)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB825.