Auxiliary grants; supportive housing. (SB1286)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Persons with disabilities; auxiliary grants; supportive housing. Allows individuals receiving auxiliary grants to select supportive housing without any requirement that such individuals wait until their first or any subsequent annual reassessment to make such selection. The bill directs the Commissioner for Aging and Rehabilitative Services to (i) promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of the bill within 180 days of its enactment and (ii) develop guidance documents for implementation of the provisions of the bill no later than February 1, 2020. The bill establishes that the number of auxiliary grant recipients in the supportive housing setting shall not exceed 90 unless the waiting list for supportive housing consists of 30 individuals or more on October 1, 2020, in which case the maximum number of auxiliary grant recipients in supportive housing shall be increased to 120. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102021D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1286)
01/25/2019Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Rereferred to Finance
01/29/2019Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/12/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/12/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/13/2019Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019House amendments rejected by Senate (1-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019House insisted on amendments
02/18/2019House requested conference committee
02/19/2019Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/19/2019Senators: Barker, Cosgrove, Chafin
02/20/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/20/2019Delegates: Peace, Orrock, Aird
02/21/2019C Amended by conference committee
02/21/2019Conference report agreed to by House (100-Y 0-N)
02/21/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1286ER)
03/07/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1286ER)
03/07/2019Signed by Speaker
03/09/2019Signed by President
03/11/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
03/11/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 658 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0658)