Kinship foster care; placement of child with foster parent. (HB27)

Introduced By

Del. Katrina Callsen (D-Charlottesville) with support from co-patron Del. Adele McClure (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Kinship foster care; alternative living arrangements; Parental Child Safety Placement Program established. Establishes the Parental Child Safety Placement Program to promote and support placements of children with relatives by local boards of social services in order to avoid foster care. The bill establishes the requirements for a parental child safety placement agreement, the procedure for assessing a proposed caregiver, and the process for terminating the placement. This bill is identical to SB 39. Read the Bill »


The fiscal impact statement states that the estimated expenditure impact of the legislation is as follows: Department of Social Services: - FY 2024: $105,320 - FY 2025: Not specified - FY 2026: Not specified - FY 2027: Not specified - FY 2028: Not specified - FY 2029: Not specified - FY 2030: Not specified Office of Children's Services: - FY 2024: $1,220,567 - FY 2025: $1,220,567 - FY 2026: $1,220,567 - FY 2027: $1,220,567 - FY 2028: $1,220,567 - FY 2029: $1,220,567 - FY 2030: $1,220,567 The total estimated cost is not provided.

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Bill Has Passed


12/18/2023Referred to Committee on Health and Human Servicess
12/18/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24103039D
12/18/2023Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services
01/15/2024Assigned sub: Social Services
01/17/2024Assigned sub: Social Services
01/18/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/18/2024Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2024House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/23/2024Reported from Health and Human Services with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2024Committee substitute printed 24106095D-H1
01/23/2024Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2024Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/01/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB27H1)
02/02/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/05/2024Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2024Read first time
02/08/2024Read second time
02/08/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24106095D-H1
02/08/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB27H1
02/09/2024Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N)
02/09/2024VOTE: Passage (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2024Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/16/2024Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2024Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/29/2024Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2024Read third time
03/05/2024Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/25/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB27ER)
03/25/2024Signed by President
03/26/2024Signed by Speaker
03/27/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB27ER)
03/27/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 27, 2024
03/27/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 629 (effective 7/1/24)
04/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 629 (effective - see bill)
04/08/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0629)

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