Office of Immigrant Assistance created. (HB1309)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Office of Immigrant Assistance created. Establishes in the Department of Social Services an Office of Immigrant Assistance (the Office) to assist persons lawfully entering the United States and the Commonwealth for the purpose of becoming citizens. The Office shall provide (i) advice and assistance regarding the citizenship application process and (ii) assistance with finding and securing employment, housing, and services for which such persons may be eligible. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/21/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104286D
01/21/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/27/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #3
01/27/2016Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/28/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1309)
02/04/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/04/2016Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/09/2016Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2016Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/09/2016Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/12/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/18/2016Left in Appropriations