Minor; petition for child in need of services or supervision. (HB470)

Introduced By

Del. Marty Martinez (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Petition for child in need of services or in need of supervision. Authorizes a guardian ad litem representing a child to file a petition for such child alleging he is in need of services or in need of supervision. The bill also provides that if an intake officer refuses to file a petition alleging that a child is in need of services or in need of supervision when such petition is sought by the parent or legal guardian of such child, he shall provide a written explanation that details the reasons for such refusal and shall provide information to such parent or legal guardian regarding any agency other than the court that can provide services for such child. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24103449D
01/08/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2024Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/26/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2024Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/31/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
02/02/2024Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Committee substitute printed 24106827D-H1
02/06/2024Read first time
02/06/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB470H1)
02/07/2024Read second time
02/07/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24106827D-H1
02/07/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB470H1
02/08/2024Read third time and passed House (75-Y 23-N)
02/08/2024VOTE: Passage (75-Y 23-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2024Read third time
02/20/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2024Floor substitute printed 24108010D-S1 (Surovell)
02/21/2024Read third time
02/21/2024Reading of substitute waived
02/21/2024Substitute by Senator Surovell agreed to 24108010D-S1
02/21/2024Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB470S1
02/21/2024Passed Senate with substitute (26-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Senate substitute rejected by House 24108010D-S1 (2-Y 95-N)
02/23/2024VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 95-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Senate requested conference committee
02/28/2024House acceded to request
02/28/2024Conferees appointed by House
02/28/2024Delegates: Martinez, Hope, Earley
03/01/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB470S1)
03/01/2024Conferees appointed by Senate
03/01/2024Senators: Surovell, Bagby, Stuart
03/09/2024No further action taken
03/09/2024Failed to pass in House

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