Child support; health care coverage, eligibility requirements. (HB2002)

Introduced By

Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon) with support from co-patrons Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), and Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Child support; health care coverage. Provides that in any case in which a court enters an order directing the payment of spousal support in cases in which there are minor children that the parties have a mutual duty to support or any payment of child support or when the Department of Social Services issues an order directing the payment of child support, and when it appears that the gross income of a custodial parent of a dependent child is no more than 200 percent of the federal poverty level, the court or the Department of Social Services shall notify the parties of the availability of medical assistance through the Family Access to Medical Insurance Security plan or other government sponsored coverage through the Department of Medical Assistance Services. Read the Bill »


02/03/2021: In Committee


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102612D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2002)
01/19/2021Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/22/2021Referred from Courts of Justice
01/22/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/23/2021Assigned HWI sub: Social Services
01/27/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (3-Y 2-N)
01/28/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Committee substitute printed 21103825D-H1
01/29/2021Read first time
02/01/2021Read second time
02/01/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103825D-H1
02/01/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2002H1
02/02/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/02/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2002H1)
02/03/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)