Foster care and adoption assistance; DSS to include individuals between age 18 & 21 years of age. (SB277)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


DSS; amend the state plan for foster care and adoption assistance to include payments for individuals up to age 21. Directs the Department of Social Services to amend the state plan for foster care and adoption assistance to include payments for certain individuals up to the age of 21. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102208D
01/05/2014Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/24/2014Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendment (11-Y 0-N)
01/24/2014Rereferred to Finance
01/28/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB277)
01/29/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB277)
02/04/2014Reported from Finance with substitute (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2014Committee substitute printed 14104709D-S1
02/05/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2014Read second time
02/06/2014Reading of amendment waived
02/06/2014Committee amendment rejected
02/06/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104709D-S1
02/06/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB277S1
02/07/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB277S1)
02/12/2014Placed on Calendar
02/12/2014Read first time
02/12/2014Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/18/2014Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/18/2014Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/25/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/04/2014Left in Appropriations