Adoption; parental placement and agency adoption. (HB783)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Adoption; parental placement and agency adoption; discharge of newborn infant. Authorizes a hospital to release a child to his prospective adoptive parents when the birth parent has executed a health care power of attorney. The bill contains technical amendments. This bill incorporates HB 112. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24102449D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB783)
01/18/2024Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/23/2024Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/24/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/24/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
01/26/2024Committee substitute printed 24105836D-H1
01/26/2024Incorporates HB112 (Sullivan)
01/26/2024Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2024Read first time
01/31/2024Read second time
01/31/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24105836D-H1
01/31/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB783H1
01/31/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB783H1)
02/01/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2024Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/14/2024Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2024Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2024Read third time
02/19/2024Reading of amendments waived
02/19/2024Committee amendments agreed to
02/19/2024Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/19/2024Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2024Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/21/2024VOTE: Adoption (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB783ER)
02/27/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB783ER)
02/27/2024Signed by Speaker
03/01/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/14/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 90 (effective 7/1/24)
03/14/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0090)

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