Post-adoption contact and communication agreements; involuntary termination of parental rights. (HB721)

Introduced By

Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun)

Progress

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

Description

Post-adoption contact and communication agreements; involuntary termination of parental rights. Provides that a child's birth parent or parents for whom parental rights were involuntarily terminated may enter into a post-adoption contact and communication agreement with the child's pre-adoptive parent or parents. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101572D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB721)
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/27/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Read first time
01/30/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/12/2020Reported from Judiciary (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Enrolled
02/20/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB721ER)
02/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB721ER)
02/20/2020Signed by Speaker
02/21/2020Signed by President
02/25/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2020
02/25/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
03/03/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 98 (effective 7/1/20)
03/03/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0098)

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