Social services, local department of; location of child in local department's custody. (HB2191)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Local departments of social services; investigations and family assessments; disclosure of child's location. Requires local departments of social services, when conducting investigations or family assessments, to disclose to the child's parent or guardian, upon request, the location of the child, provided that (i) the investigation or family assessment has not been completed and a report has not been transmitted; (ii) the parent or guardian requesting disclosure of the child's location has not been the subject of a founded report of child abuse or neglect; (iii) the parent or guardian requesting disclosure of the child's location has legal custody of the child and provides to the local department of social services any records or other information necessary to verify such custody; (iv) the local department is not aware of any court order, and has confirmed with the child's other parent or guardian or other person responsible for the care of the child that no court order has been issued, that prohibits or limits contact by the parent or guardian requesting disclosure of the child's location with the child, the child's other parent or guardian or other person responsible for the care of the child, or any member of the household in which the child is located; and (v) disclosure of the child's location to the parent or guardian will not compromise the safety of the child, the child's other parent or guardian, or any other person responsible for the care of the child. Read the Bill »

Status

07/25/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance and Appropriations Committee

History

DateAction
01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100860D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2021Assigned HWI sub: Social Services
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2191)
01/20/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/20/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N)
01/20/2021Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/26/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Committee substitute printed 21103371D-H1
01/26/2021Read first time
01/27/2021Passed by for the day
01/28/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2021Read second time
01/28/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103371D-H1
01/28/2021Amendment by Delegate Leftwich agreed to
01/28/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB2191EH1
01/28/2021Printed as engrossed 21103371D-EH1
01/29/2021Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2021VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2191EH1)
02/01/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2021Referred 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)
02/16/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/16/2021Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Committee substitute printed 21200250D-S1
02/16/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2191S1)
02/22/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N)
02/24/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/25/2021Read third time
02/25/2021Reading of substitute waived
02/25/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21200250D-S1
02/25/2021Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2191S1
02/25/2021Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N)
02/25/2021Placed on Calendar
02/25/2021Senate substitute agreed to by House 21200250D-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
02/26/2021VOTE: Adoption (99-Y 0-N)
03/09/2021Enrolled
03/09/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2191ER)
03/09/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2191ER)
03/09/2021Signed by President
03/11/2021Signed by Speaker
03/15/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 15, 2021
03/15/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/24/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 305 (effective 7/1/21)
03/24/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0305)

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