Post-adoption contact and communication; establishes procedures between birth parents, etc. (HB2160)

Introduced By

Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Post-adoption contact and communication. Authorizes and establishes procedures governing post-adoption contact and communication agreements between the birth parent or parents of a child and the local board or child-placing agency or the pre-adoptive parent or parents, if any. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098213752
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/21/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/23/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2009Committee substitute printed 093258752-H1
01/27/2009Read first time
01/28/2009Read second time
01/28/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093258752-H1
01/28/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2160H1
01/28/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2160H1)
01/29/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2009Rereferred from Courts of Justice (12-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 (HB2160ER)
02/18/2009Signed by Speaker
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/19/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2160ER)
02/25/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 98 (effective 7/1/09)
02/25/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0098)