Independent living services; foster children committed to Department of Juvenile Justice, etc. (HB1743)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Rob Krupicka (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Independent living services. Provides that local departments of social services and licensed child-placing agencies may make independent living services available to persons 18 to 21 years of age who are released from commitment to the Department of Juvenile Justice after reaching 18 years of age and who were committed or entrusted to the care of a local board of social services or child-placing agency at the time they were committed to the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102187D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/16/2013Referred from Courts of Justice
01/16/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1743)
01/18/2013Assigned HWI sub: #2
01/24/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 1-N)
01/24/2013Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Committee substitute printed 13104469D-H1
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 (HB1743H1)
02/01/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/01/2013Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Read first time
02/04/2013Read second time
02/04/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104469D-H1
02/04/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1743H1
02/05/2013Read third time and passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/05/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2013Rereferred from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/15/2013Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Reading of amendments waived
02/19/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/19/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/19/2013Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Placed on Calendar
02/21/2013Senate amendments rejected by House (0-Y 97-N)
02/21/2013VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 97-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Senate insisted on amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2013House acceded to request
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2013Senators: Vogel, Garrett, Edwards
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2013Delegates: Brink, Crockett-Stark, Robinson
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/23/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1743ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/12/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1743ER)
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 564 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0564)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.


Rev. J. E. Gash writes:

THE ACTIVE HAND Ministry, a 501 c3 grassroots, community organizing, organization, wholeheartedly endorse the passing of HB1743.

Liane Rozzell writes:

Families & Allies of Virginia's Youth endorses this bill.