Independent living arrangement; DJJ, placement of certain individuals. (HB528)

Introduced By

Del. Matthew James (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patrons Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), and Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Juvenile Justice; placement of certain individuals in independent living arrangement. Permits the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) to place in an independent living arrangement an individual who is between the ages of 16 and 21 and who was committed to DJJ immediately prior to such placement. The bill also permits the Department of Social Services to provide independent living services to such individuals who are placed in an independent living arrangement and to individuals who are between 18 and 21 years of age who, immediately prior to their commitment to DJJ, had been in the custody of a local board of social services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102718D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/31/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/02/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB528)
02/06/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Read first time
02/09/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/12/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2018Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/16/2018Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/28/2018Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Read third time
03/02/2018Reading of amendments waived
03/02/2018Committee amendments agreed to
03/02/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/02/2018Passed Senate with amendments (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Placed on Calendar
03/06/2018Senate amendments agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB528ER)
03/08/2018Signed by Speaker
03/08/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate reprinted (HB528ER)
03/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB528ER)
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/16/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 16, 2018
03/16/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 26, 2018
03/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/29/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 497 (effective 7/1/18)
03/29/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0497)