Foster care; deletes certain Code references, guidelines for continuation thereof. (HB1914)

Introduced By

Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News) with support from 17 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Joe Morrissey (I-Highland Springs), Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling), Del. Steve Shannon (D-Vienna), Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)

Progress

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

Description

Foster care. Deletes Code references to "continued foster care." Additionally, a petition for a foster care review hearing described under 16.1-282 shall set forth the disposition sought and the grounds therefor; however, if a continuation of foster care is recommended, a foster care plan for such period of continued foster care shall also be included and shall address (i) the role the current foster parents or other care providers will play in the future planning for the child and (ii) in the case of a child who has attained age 16 and for whom the plan is independent living, the services needed to assist the child to transition from foster care to independent living. Under this bill, such petition shall set forth the disposition sought and the grounds therefor; however, in the case of a child who has attained age 16 and for whom the plan is independent living, the foster care plan shall address the services needed to assist the child to transition from foster care to independent living. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2009Committee
01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091405820
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2009Assigned HWI sub: Welfare
01/21/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1914)
01/22/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/22/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2009Read first time
01/26/2009Read second time
01/26/2009Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB1914E
01/26/2009Printed as engrossed 091405820-E
01/27/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1914E)
01/27/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/27/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2009Rereferred from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/13/2009Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Read third time
02/17/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1914ER)
02/18/2009Enrolled
02/18/2009Signed by Speaker
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/19/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1914ER)
02/25/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 80 (effective 7/1/09)
02/25/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0080)