Guardianship or conservatorship; orders prior to the respondent's 18th birthday. (HB1267)

Introduced By

Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Petitions for guardianship or conversvatorship; orders prior to the respondent's 18th birthday. Clarifies that a court may enter an order of appointment for a respondent's parent or guardian prior to the respondent's eighteenth birthday. The bill requires that any such order state whether the order takes effect immediately upon entry or on the child's eighteenth birthday. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103583D
01/20/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/27/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/27/2016Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/28/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/02/2016Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Read first time
02/04/2016Read second time
02/04/2016Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB1267E
02/04/2016Printed as engrossed 16103583D-E
02/05/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/05/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2016Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/12/2016Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2016Read third time
02/16/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1267ER)
02/17/2016Signed by Speaker
02/18/2016Signed by President
02/18/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/18/16
02/18/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Thursday, February 25, 2016
02/25/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 31 (effective 7/1/16)
02/25/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0031)