Adoption by relative; expands the applicability of procedures. (HB2208)

Introduced By

Del. Emily Brewer (R-Suffolk) with support from co-patron Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun)

Progress

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

Description

Adoption by relative. Expands the applicability of adoption procedures for a child's close relatives to all of the child's adult relatives, including stepparents, stepbrothers or stepsisters, and all other adult relatives of the child by marriage or adoption. Amends § 63.2-1242.1, § 63.2-1242.2, § 63.2-1242.3, § 63.2-1243, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/22/2019: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101194D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2019Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/17/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2208)
01/24/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/24/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (10-Y 0-N)
01/29/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Committee substitute printed 19105799D-H1
01/31/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2208H1)
01/31/2019Read first time
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105799D-H1
02/01/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2208H1
02/04/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/04/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/07/2019Assigned Rehab sub: Subcommittee #2
02/15/2019Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Read third time
02/19/2019Reading of amendments waived
02/19/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/19/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/19/2019Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 1-N)
02/20/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Enrolled
02/22/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2208ER)
02/22/2019Signed by Speaker
02/22/2019Signed by President
02/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2208ER)
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/14/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 377 (effective 7/1/19)

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