Post-adoption services; listing of services available to families. (SB834)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield) with support from co-patron Sen. Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Post-adoption services. Requires the State Registrar of Vital Records, when issuing a new certificate of birth pursuant to an adoption, to provide adoptive parents with a document listing all post-adoption services available to adoptive families. The bill requires the Department of Social Services to create, annually update, and make this document available on its website. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/05/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101798D
01/05/2015Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB834)
01/23/2015Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Committee substitute printed 15104229D-S1
01/26/2015Incorporates SB1104
01/26/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Read second time
01/27/2015Reading of substitute waived
01/27/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104229D-S1
01/27/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB834S1
01/28/2015Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Placed on Calendar
01/30/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/02/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB834S1)
02/10/2015Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Read second time
02/12/2015Read third time
02/12/2015Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/12/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Enrolled
02/16/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB834ER)
02/16/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB834ER)
02/16/2015Signed by Speaker
02/19/2015Signed by President
02/20/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/20/15
02/20/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Friday, February 27, 2015
02/26/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 17 (effective 7/1/15)
02/26/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0017)

Video

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 30 seconds.