Kinship Guardianship Assistance program; established. (HB106)

Introduced By

Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville) with support from co-patron Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Kinship Guardianship Assistance program. Creates the Kinship Guardianship Assistance program (the program) to facilitate child placements with relatives and ensure permanency for children for whom adoption or being returned home are not appropriate permanency options. The bill sets forth eligibility criteria for the program, payment allowances to kinship guardians, and requirements for kinship guardianship assistance agreements. The bill also requires the Board of Social Services to promulgate regulations for the program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/13/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102122D
12/13/2017Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/10/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB106)
01/22/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/24/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB106)
01/31/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB44 and HB1333.