Foster care; time to conduct hearings, etc. (HB2117)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foster care; time to conduct hearings, etc. Adjusts certain time frames for conducting or petitioning for hearings of a child in foster care and filing foster care plans in order to bring Virginia into compliance with Title IV, Part E (Federal Payments for Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of the federal Social Security Act. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2014. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101375D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2013Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/16/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2117)
01/23/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Read first time
01/28/2013Read second time
01/28/2013Committee amendments agreed to
01/28/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB2117E
01/28/2013Printed as engrossed 13101375D-E
01/29/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2117E)
01/29/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2117ER)
02/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2117ER)
02/15/2013Signed by Speaker
02/18/2013Signed by President
03/06/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 130 (effective 7/1/14)
03/06/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0130)


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 55 seconds.