Foster care; housing support for persons between ages 18 and 21. (HB349)

Introduced By

Del. Anne Ferrell Tata (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City)

Progress

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

Description

Foster care; housing support for persons between ages 18 and 21. Directs local departments of social services (local department) to provide housing support to any person who (i) is 18 years of age or older but less than 21 years of age, (ii) was in foster care under the custody of a local department (a) upon turning 18 years of age or (b) immediately prior to commitment to the Department of Juvenile Justice and is transitioning from such commitment to self-sufficiency, and (iii) declines to participate in the Fostering Futures program. The bill requires that such housing support be provided in the form of payments not less than the amount that such person would otherwise receive for housing support through participation in the Fostering Futures program. Read the Bill »

Status

01/18/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101598D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1

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