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Administrative support remedies; availability to individuals not receiving public assistance. Amending  63.2-1904. (Patron-Edwards, SB 985 (Chapter 11))
Adoption; changes requirement that social worker meet with birth parent and prospective parent simultaneously or separately. Amending  63.2-1231. (Patron-Albo, HB 1905 (Chapter 808))
Adoption; exception to requirement that spouses file a joint petition. Amending  63.2-1201 and 63.2-1237. (Patron-Norment, SB 1017 (F))
Adoption; exchange of medical and psychological information. Amending  63.2-1208. (Patron-Albo, HB 1897 (Chapter 446))
Adoption laws; administrative changes. Amending  63.2-901.1, 63.2-903, 63.2-1201, 63.2-1202, 63.2-1212, 63.2-1213, 63.2-1222, 63.2-1223, 63.2-1226, 63.2-1229, 63.2-1233, and 63.2-1241. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1041 (Chapter 606))
Adoption laws; administrative changes. Amending  63.2-903, 63.2-1202, 63.2-1212, 63.2-1213, 63.2-1222, 63.2-1223, 63.2-1233, and 63.2-1241. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2046 (I) See HB1985)
Adoption laws; technical changes. Amending  63.2-901.1, 63.2-903, 63.2-1201, 63.2-1202, 63.2-1212, 63.2-1213, 63.2-1222, 63.2-1223, 63.2-1226, 63.2-1229, 63.2-1233, and 63.2-1241. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1985 (Chapter 623))
Adult Fatality Review Team; created, report. Amending  2.2-3705.5 and 63.2-1606; adding  32.1-283.5. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2158 (F); Ebbin, HB 3166 (F))
Adult Fatality Review Team; created, report. Amending  2.2-3705.5 and 63.2-1606; adding  63.2-1607.1. (Patron-Howell, SB 635 (CD))
Assisted living facilities; exempts certain from requirement to have staff member awake 24 hours per day. Adding  63.2-1803.2. (Patron-Bell, HB 1358 (CD))
Assisted living facilities; resident shall not be removed by Board of Social Services if physician gives consent to stay. Amending  63.2-1805. (Patron-Peace, HB 3207 (Chapter 539))
Background checks; strengthens requirements for employees, etc., of contractual services to children’s residential facilities. Amending  63.2-1726. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1208 (Chapter 573))
Caregivers Grant Program; modifies definition of eligible caregivers. Amending  63.2-2200, 63.2-2201, and 63.2-2203. (Patron-Stosch, SB 790 (Chapter 588))
Certain aliens; eligibility of for state and local public benefits. Amending  63.2-503.1. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2937 (F))
Child abuse or neglect; criminal history records check on individuals being investigated. Amending  19.2-389 and 63.2-1505. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2517 (Chapter 495))
Child Care Provider Registry; created. Amending  63.2-1505; adding  63.2-1727.1 through 63.2-1727.4. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1839 (F))
Child day care facilities; exemptions from licensure. Amending 63.2-1715. (Patron-Reid, HB 1538 (CD))
Child day centers, licensed; approved credentials for program directors. Amending  63.2-1738. (Patron-Nixon, HB 3105 (F))
Child day-care regulations; establishes staff-to-child ratios, activity space guidelines, etc., for regulated centers. Amending  63.2-1734. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1353 (F))
Child or adult abuse or neglect; animal control officers required to report. Amending  63.2-1509 and 63.2-1606; adding 3.1-796.104:2, 63.2-1509.1, and 63.2-1606.1. (Patron-Ticer, SB 935 (F))
Child support; court shall recalculate obligation of an obligor who is incarcerated. Amending  20-108.1, 20-108.2, 53.1-41, 63.2-1921, 63.2-1952, and 63.2-1960; adding  63.2-1961. (Patron-BaCote, HB 3163 (F))
Child support; court shall recalculate obligation of an obligor who is incarcerated. Amending  20-108.1, 20-108.2, 63.2-1921, 63.2-1952, and 63.2-1960; adding  63.2-1961. (Patron-Ticer, SB 937 (F))
Child support orders; provision of health care coverage. Amending  63.2-1900, 63.2-1903, 63.2-1904, and 63.2-1916. (Patron-Quayle, SB 944 (Chapter 600))
Children; parents’ right to make medical decisions (Abraham’s Law). Amending  63.2-100. (Patron-Welch, HB 2319 (Chapter 479); Rerras, SB 905 (Chapter 597))
Children with disabilities or in need of foster care services; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study financial impact of mandating services under Comprehensive Services Act. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 402 (F))
Criminal history and central registry check; establishes mandatory background check for prospective foster or adoptive parents. Amending  63.2-901.1. (Patron-Toscano, HB 2504 (Chapter 871))
Criminal history and central registry check; exempts birth parents revoking voluntary entrustment agreement. Amending  63.2-901.1. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1687 (Chapter 617))
Criminal history record information; public agencies may obtain data on providers of services to adults. Amending  19.2-389; adding  63.2-1601.1. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1207 (Chapter 572))
Criminal history record information check; businesses required to conduct and pay cost. Amending  32.1-126.01, 32.1-162.9:1, 63.2-1720, 63.2-1721, 63.2-1724, and 63.2-1725. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1210 (F))
Criminal history record information check, national; required for those employees and volunteers providing care to children, elderly, or disabled, penalty. Amending  32.1-126.01, 32.1-162.9:1, 63.2-1720, 63.2-1721, 63.2-1724, and 63.2-1725. (Patron-Hurt, HB 1587 (CD))
Custody and visitation cases; locality may assess fee in addition to filing fee charged. Amending  16.1-69.48:5. (Patron-Herring, SB 1244 (F))
Driver’s license numbers; nonissuance of license to persons with bona fide religious objections thereto. Amending  20-60.3, 32.1-292.2, 46.2-340, 46.2-342, 46.2-894, 46.2-1110, 46.2-1190.4, 63.2-1250, and 63.2-1916. (Patron-Johnson, HB 3092 (F))
Emergency medical services personnel; required to report child abuse or neglect. Amending  32.1-111.4 and 63.2-1509. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 598 (CD))
Family day homes; insurance notice requirements. Amending 63.2-1809.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 888 (Chapter 594))
Foster Care Scholarship Program; created. Adding  23-38.10:8, 23-38.10:9, and 23-38.10:10. (Patron-Ward, HB 3020 (F))
Foster care services; term means provision of services to child and his family when needed. Amending  16.1-228 and 63.2-905. (Patron-Fralin, HB 2150 (F))
Home Energy Assistance Program; reduces frequency of required reports. Amending  63.2-805. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1692 (Chapter 312))
Hospice facilities; regulations shall include minimum standards for design and construction. Amending  32.1-162.1, 32.1-162.3, 32.1-162.5, and 63.2-1806. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1965 (Chapter 397))
Kinship care; created. Adding  63.2-913.1 and 63.2-913.2. (Patron-Miller, SB 585 (CD))
Kinship Care Program; created. Amending  32.1-325; adding 63.2-913.1, 63.2-913.2, and 63.2-913.3. (Patron-Miller, SB 47 (CD))
Life-sharing communities; defines and establishes criteria for licensing and inspection thereof by Department of Social Services. (Patron-Bell, HB 2962 (Chapter 677))
Medicaid eligibility; young adults transitioning from foster care. Amending  32.1-325. (Patron-Blevins, SB 995 (F))
Neighborhood Assistance Act; eligibility requirements. Amending 63.2-2002. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1146 (Chapter 788))
Neighborhood Assistance Act; makes several changes thereto. Amending  63.2-2000, 63.2-2002, 63.2-2003, and 63.2-2006; adding  22.1-335.1. (Patron-Stosch, SB 757 (F))
Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credit; moves program to Title 58.1 and cross-reference program to Title 63.2. Amending  63.2-2002; adding  22.1-335.1 and 58.1-439.18 through 58.1-439.25; repealing  63.2-2000, 63.2-2001, and 63.2-2003 through 63.2-2006. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1394 (F))
Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credit; moves program to Title 58.1 and cross-reference program to Title 63.2. Amending  63.2-2002; adding  58.1-439.18 through 58.1-439.24; repealing 63.2-2000, 63.2-2001, and 63.2-2003 through 63.2-2006. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1055 (F))
Parental placement adoption; consent revocation period. Amending 63.2-1234. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1688 (F))
Parental placement adoption; exchange of identifying information. Amending  63.2-1232. (Patron-Albo, HB 1912 (F))
Parental placement adoption; legal counsel may appear on behalf of birth parents or adoptive parents. Amending  63.2-1230, 63.2-1232, and 63.2-1233. (Patron-Albo, HB 1911 (F))
Schools for Students with Disabilities Fund; established. Amending  63.2-2000, 63.2-2002, 63.2-2003, and 63.2-2006; adding 22.1-335.1. (Patron-Stosch, SB 757 (F))
Sex Offender Registry; notification in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Amending  32.1-138 and 63.2-1808. (Patron-Bell, HB 2346 (Chapter 120); Howell, SB 1228 (Chapter 163))
Sex Offender Registry; nursing homes, etc., to register with Department of State Police to receive automatic notification of offenders within same zip code area. Amending  9.1-914, 32.1-127, and 63.2-1732. (Patron-Bell, HB 2345 (Chapter 119); Howell, SB 1229 (Chapter 164))
Sexual offenses; creates number of new crimes labeled indecent liberties against child with new victim age classifications. Amending  9.1-902, 16.1-272, 17.1-805, 18.2-62, 18.2-67.5:2, 18.2-67.8, 18.2-370, 18.2-370.2, 19.2-268.2, 19.2-299, 19.2-303, 32.1-126.01, 32.1-162.9:1, 37.2-314, 63.2-1719, 63.2-1726, and 63.2-1727; repealing  18.2-370.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 2279 (F))
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); eligibility for benefits if convicted of drug-related felonies. Amending 63.2-505.2. (Patron-Watts, HB 2612 (F); Devolites Davis, SB 835 (F); Ticer, SB 934 (I) See SB835)
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); time limit on receipt thereof. Amending  63.2-612. (Patron-Miller, SB 865 (F))
Tobacco products; use thereof around foster care children. Adding 63.2-900.2. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 2987 (F))
Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW) program; increase of requirements. Amending  63.2-608, 63.2-609, 63.2-611, and 63.2-612. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1133 (Chapter 568))
2007 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 09/04/07