Support of parents by child; repeal provision. (SB389)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Support of parents by child; repeal. Repeals the provision of the Code of Virginia requiring an adult child to assist in providing for the support and maintenance of his or her parent, when such parent requires assistance. Under current law, failure to comply with this provision is punishable as a misdemeanor with a fine not exceeding $500 or imprisonment in jail for a period not exceeding 12 months or both. Read the Bill »


01/24/2022: passed committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100338D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/24/2022Reported from Judiciary (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2022Passed by for the day
01/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB389)
01/26/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)

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