State-Funded Kinship Guardianship Assistance program; created. (HB920)

Introduced By

Del. Emily Brewer (R-Suffolk) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)

Progress

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

Description

State-Funded Kinship Guardianship Assistance program. Creates the State-Funded Kinship Guardianship Assistance program (the program) to facilitate child placements with relatives, including fictive kin, and ensure permanency for children in foster care. The bill sets forth eligibility criteria for the program, payment allowances to kinship guardians, and requirements for kinship guardianship assistance agreements. The bill also expands eligibility for the Federal-Funded Kinship Guardianship Assistance program by allowing payments to be made to fictive kin who receive custody of a child of whom they have been the foster parent. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100621D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/14/2020Assigned HWI sub: Welfare
01/14/2020Assigned HWI sub: Social Services
01/22/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB920)
01/23/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2020Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/28/2020Committee substitute printed 20106447D-H1
02/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB920H1)
02/05/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/11/2020Left in Appropriations