Kinship Guardianship Assistance program; established. (SB636)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

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. This bill is identical to HB 1333. Amends § 63.2-100, § 63.2-905, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103106D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB636)
01/19/2018Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2018Rereferred to Finance
01/24/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB636)
01/31/2018Reported from Finance with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Read second time
02/02/2018Reading of amendments waived
02/02/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended SB636E
02/02/2018Printed as engrossed 18103106D-E
02/05/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB636E)
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/21/2018Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Read second time
02/26/2018Passed by for the day
02/27/2018Passed by for the day
02/28/2018Read third time
02/28/2018Committee amendment agreed to
02/28/2018Engrossed by House as amended
02/28/2018Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Enrolled
03/06/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB636ER)
03/06/2018Signed by Speaker
03/07/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB636ER)
03/09/2018Signed by President
03/15/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
04/04/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 770 (effective 7/1/18)
04/04/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0770)