Auxiliary grants; regulations adopted by Commissioner of DARS for adult foster care home, etc. (HB420)

Introduced By

Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Auxiliary grants; regulations. Clarifies that regulations adopted by the Commissioner of the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services shall establish auxiliary grant rates for adult foster care homes and licensed assisted living facilities, the process for reporting and certification, and services to be provided to auxiliary grant recipients and paid for using auxiliary grant funds. The bill eliminates specific requirements for regulations related to reporting certain allowable costs and resident charges, the time period for reporting such costs, forms to be used, financial reviews, and audits of reported costs, and clarifies processes for calculating auxiliary grant rates. Read the Bill »


04/01/2016: signed by governor


01/07/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101571D
01/07/2016Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Health & Human Resources
01/14/2016Assigned App. sub: Subcommittee Health & Human Resources
01/14/2016Assigned App. sub:
01/15/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB420)
02/09/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/10/2016Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
03/01/2016Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read third time
03/03/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB420ER)
03/07/2016Signed by Speaker
03/08/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB420ER)
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/09/2016Signed by President
03/09/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
04/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 636 (effective 7/1/16)
04/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0636)