Child welfare; placement of children. (HB1984)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Child welfare; placement of children.  Provides that in cases in which a child cannot be returned to his family and kinship care is not in the best interests of the child, the Department of Social Services shall consider other services that may be in the best interests of the child. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102037D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1984)
01/18/2011Assigned HWI sub: #2
01/19/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/20/2011Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Committee substitute printed 11104395D-H1
01/21/2011Read first time
01/24/2011Read second time
01/24/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104395D-H1
01/24/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1984H1
01/25/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/25/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2011Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/26/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1984H1)
02/04/2011Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Read third time
02/08/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1984ER)
02/10/2011Signed by Speaker
02/11/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1984ER)
02/11/2011Signed by President
02/21/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 9 (effective 7/1/11)
02/21/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0009)


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 1 minute.