Public guardianship and conservator program; VDA to adopt person-centered practice procedures. (HB270)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department for the Aging; public guardianship and conservator program.  Requires the Department for the Aging to adopt, as part of its public guardianship and conservator program, person-centered practice procedures that shall (i) focus on the preferences and needs of the individual receiving public guardianship services and (ii) empower and support the individual receiving public guardianship services, to the extent feasible, in defining the direction for his life and promoting self-determination and community involvement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101056D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2012Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2012Committee substitute printed 12104279D-H1
01/18/2012Read first time
01/19/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB270H1)
01/19/2012Read second time
01/19/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104279D-H1
01/19/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB270H1
01/20/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/20/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/20/2012Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (9-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/24/2012Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Read third time
02/28/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB270ER)
03/05/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB270ER)
03/05/2012Signed by Speaker
03/07/2012Signed by President
03/22/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 322 (effective 7/1/12)
03/22/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0322)