Foster care plan; eliminates independent living as permanency goal option. (SB1037)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foster care plan; independent living.  Eliminates independent living as a permanency goal option for foster care plans approved on or after July 1, 2011. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101485D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/18/2011Assigned Rehab sub: Social Services
01/21/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1037)
02/04/2011Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Committee substitute printed 11104355D-S1
02/07/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1037S1)
02/08/2011Read second time
02/08/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104355D-S1
02/08/2011Reading of amendment waived
02/08/2011Amendment by Senator Barker agreed to
02/08/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB1037ES1
02/08/2011Printed as engrossed 11104355D-ES1
02/08/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Passed Senate (28-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Placed on Calendar
02/09/2011Read first time
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/10/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1037ES1)
02/11/2011Assigned HWI sub: #1
02/14/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 1-N)
02/17/2011Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Read second time
02/21/2011Read third time
02/21/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/2011Engrossed by House as amended
02/21/2011Passed House with amendment (91-Y 8-N)
02/21/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1037ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/07/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1037ER)
03/26/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 730 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0730)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 7 minutes.