Adult adoption; investigation and report. (HB1957)

Introduced By

Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg), and Del. Bill Wiley (R-Winchester)

Progress

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

Description

Adult adoption; investigation and report. Removes the requirement that an investigation and report be conducted when a petition is filed for the adoption of a person 18 years of age or older on the basis of good cause shown and after a showing that the person to be adopted is at least 15 years younger than the petitioner and the petitioner and the person to be adopted have known each other for at least one year prior to the filing of the petition for adoption. Read the Bill »

Status

08/03/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100326D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2021Assigned HWI sub: Social Services
01/20/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/26/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Read first time
01/27/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/28/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2021Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N)
02/22/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/2021Read third time
02/23/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/26/2021Enrolled
02/26/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1957ER)
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
02/27/2021Signed by President
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 20201
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 202 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0202)