Comprehensive Services Act Program; judicial assignment of services for children. (SB1506)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Comprehensive Services Program; judicial assignment of children. Provides that in cases of judicial assignment of children to the Comprehensive Services Program the court shall consider (i) the recommendations of the family assessment and planning team and the community policy and management team and (ii) if the cost of any services ordered may exceed the average cost for that category of services, as reported on the publicly accessible website of the Office of Comprehensive Services, the recommendations of the local governing body that will be responsible for the local match portion of the cost of the services. This bill also provides that services ordered shall be limited to services approved by the community policy and management team of the locality that will be responsible for the cost of services rendered pursuant to the order. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/23/2009Presented and ordered printed 098832232
01/23/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2009Rereferred from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/06/2009Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Committee substitute printed 095864232-S1
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Read second time
02/10/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2009Committee substitute agreed to 095864232-S1
02/10/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1506S1
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/18/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/20/2009Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read second time
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1506ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 304 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0304)