Foster care and adoption; decisions regarding federal benefits, right to appeal to Commissioner. (HB2045)

Introduced By

Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foster care and adoption; decisions regarding federal benefits; appeal to the Commissioner. Establishes a right to review by the Commissioner of Social Services of any decision of a local board of social services granting, denying, or changing a benefit available to a child in foster care for a guardian ad litem for a child, foster parent of a child, or parent of a child, prior to termination of parental rights, who is aggrieved by the decision of the local board. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101381D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2045)
01/22/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Read first time
01/24/2013Read second time
01/24/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/24/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB2045E
01/24/2013Printed as engrossed 13101381D-E
01/25/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/25/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2013Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/29/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2045E)
02/15/2013Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2045ER)
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/25/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2045ER)
03/16/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 437 (effective 7/1/13)
03/16/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0437)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.