Foster care; independent living services. (HB1742)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Rob Krupicka (D-Alexandria), and Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foster care; independent living services. Extends from 60 days to 180 days the period after discontinuation of independent living services during which a person in foster care who has not yet reached the age of 21 may request restoration of independent living services. The bill requires local departments to provide information and counseling to persons ages 18 to 21 who elect to leave foster care or terminate independent living services regarding available independent living services, should the person choose to continue receiving them, and the option and process of restoration of services, should the person choose to discontinue them. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102186D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/11/2013Assigned HWI sub: #2
01/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1742)
01/16/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1742)
01/24/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2013Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/31/2013Subcommittee recommends no action
01/31/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1742)
02/05/2013Left in Appropriations