Foster care; extends option of independent living services to person between 18 and 21 years old. (SB84)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foster care; independent living services.  Extends the option of receipt of independent living services to any person who was in foster care on his eighteenth birthday and who has not reached the age of 21 years, regardless of whether the individual has previously terminated receipt of independent living services. Under current law, an individual who was receiving independent living services may request reestablishment of services if under age 21 and if less than 60 days has elapsed from when the individual initially terminated independent living services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100792D
01/09/2012Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB84)
01/27/2012Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2012Rereferred to Finance
01/27/2012Committee substitute printed 12104789D-S1
01/31/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB84S1)
02/09/2012Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Read second time
02/14/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/14/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104789D-S1
02/14/2012Reading of amendment waived
02/14/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB84ES1
02/14/2012Printed as engrossed 12104789D-ES1
02/14/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB84ES1)
02/16/2012Placed on Calendar
02/16/2012Read first time
02/16/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/17/2012Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/27/2012Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/10/2012Left in Appropriations