Parental placement adoption; birth parent waiver of consent for out-of-state placement. (HB749)

Introduced By

Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville) with support from co-patron Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Consent to parental placement adoption; out of state placements. Allows a birth parent who is located in the Commonwealth to waive his right to consent to the adoption of his child pursuant to the laws of the Commonwealth and elect to exercise consent pursuant to the laws of the receiving state. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101350D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2010Assigned HWI sub: #2
01/24/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB749)
01/26/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/28/2010Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Read first time
02/01/2010Read second time
02/01/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2010Engrossed by House as amended HB749E
02/01/2010Printed as engrossed 10101350D-E
02/02/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB749E)
02/02/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/02/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/19/2010Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Read third time
02/23/2010Reading of amendments waived
02/23/2010Committee amendments agreed to
02/23/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/23/2010Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Placed on Calendar
02/25/2010Senate amendments agreed to by House (97-Y 2-N)
02/25/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB749ER)
03/03/2010Signed by Speaker
03/06/2010Signed by President
03/09/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB749ER)
04/08/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 276 (effective 7/1/10)
04/08/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0276)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 25 seconds.