Social Services, Commissioner of; storage and preservation of orders and adoption files. (HB291)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Collins (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commissioner of Social Services; storage and preservation of adoption files. Provides the Commissioner of Social Services with certain powers and duties related to the custody, storage, preservation, and duplication of adoption files. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2018Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/10/18 18101573D
01/03/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/10/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB291)
01/18/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2018Read first time
01/23/2018Read second time
01/23/2018Committee amendments agreed to
01/23/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB291E
01/23/2018Printed as engrossed 18101573D-E
01/24/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/24/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB291E)
01/25/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/2018Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/02/2018Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2018Read third time
02/06/2018Reading of amendments waived
02/06/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/06/2018Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2018VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB291ER)
02/12/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB291ER)
02/12/2018Signed by Speaker
02/14/2018Signed by President
02/15/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/15/17
02/15/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2018
02/22/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 10 (effective 2/22/18)
02/22/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0010)