Foster care; DSS policies and procedures to protect personal identifying information of children. (HB500)

Introduced By

Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg) with support from co-patron Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


DSS; policies and procedures to protect personal identifying information of children in foster care; report.  Directs the Department of Social Services to develop policies and procedures to reduce disclosure of social security numbers and other personal identifying information of children in foster care, and to identify and resolve cases of identity theft or misuse of foster children's social security numbers and personal identifying information. The bill also requires the Department to report on its activities to implement the provisions of the act and any recommendations for legislative or regulatory changes necessary to implement the provisions of the act no later than December 1, 2012. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102795D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2012Assigned HWI sub: #2
01/17/2012Subcommittee recommends no action
01/18/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB500)
01/31/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/02/2012Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Committee substitute printed 12104865D-H1
02/02/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2012Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/03/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB500H1)
02/06/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/08/2012Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time
02/13/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104865D-H1
02/13/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB500H1
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee on 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 (HB500ER)
03/05/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB500ER)
03/05/2012Signed by Speaker
03/07/2012Signed by President
03/30/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 432 (effective 7/1/12)
03/30/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0432)