State-Funded Kinship Guardianship Assistance program; created. (SB570)

Introduced By

Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg) 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. The provisions of the bill are contingent on funding in a general appropriation act. Read the Bill »

Status

02/13/2020: In Subcommittee

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100620D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/17/2020Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2020Committee substitute printed 20105861D-S1
01/17/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/31/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB570S1)
02/04/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read second time
02/06/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105861D-S1
02/06/2020Reading of amendment waived
02/06/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB570ES1
02/06/2020Printed as engrossed 20105861D-ES1
02/06/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB570ES1)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/13/2020Assigned HWI sub: Social Services

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