Kinship foster care; notice to relatives. (SB1720)

Introduced By

Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)

Progress

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

Description

Kinship foster care; notice. Requires local boards of social services, when identifying foster care placement options, to take all reasonable steps to (i) determine whether the child has any relatives who may be eligible to become a kinship foster parent, (ii) provide notice to such relatives of their potential eligibility to become a kinship foster parent, and (iii) explain to such relatives any opportunities they may have to participate in the placement and care of the child, including opportunities available through kinship foster care or kinship guardianship. This bill is identical to HB 2758. Amends § 63.2-900.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

04/24/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee

History

DateAction
01/16/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104368D
01/16/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1720)
01/25/2019Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/07/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/07/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Read second time
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Passed by temporarily
02/11/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/11/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/11/2019Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Enrolled
02/18/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1720ER)
02/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1720ER)
02/18/2019Signed by Speaker
02/19/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/20/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 20, 2019
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 438 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0438)

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