Adoption; person other than spouse of parent may adopt child. (HB939)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Adoption by person other than spouse of parent. Provides that a person other than the spouse of a birth parent or parent by adoption may adopt a child if (i) the child has only one parent or the child is the result of surrogacy and the surrogate consents, (ii) the adoption would not terminate the parental rights of the parent, and (iii) the parent joins in the adoption petition for the purpose of indicating his consent. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2018Committee
01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102959D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB939)
02/13/2018Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions