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 »


Bill Has Failed


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) (see vote tally)
01/27/2022Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2022Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Placed on Calendar
02/23/2022Read first time
02/23/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/25/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
02/28/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
03/02/2022Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Committee substitute printed 22107372D-H1
03/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB389H1)
03/04/2022Read second time
03/07/2022Read third time
03/07/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22107372D-H1
03/07/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB389H1
03/07/2022Passed House with substitute (88-Y 10-N)
03/07/2022VOTE: Passage (88-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Passed by for the day
03/09/2022House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022House insisted on substitute
03/10/2022House requested conference committee
03/10/2022Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/2022Senators: Ebbin, Surovell, Peake
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/10/2022Delegates: Campbell, J.L., Anderson, Herring
03/11/2022C Amended by conference committee
03/11/2022Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2022Conference report agreed to by House (81-Y 16-N)
03/11/2022VOTE: Adoption (81-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
03/21/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB389ER)
03/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB389ER)
03/21/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Signed by Speaker
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Vetoed by Governor
04/27/2022Motion to pass in enrolled form rejected (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022Requires 2/3 affirmative votes to pass in enrolled form
04/27/2022Senate sustained Governor's veto

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