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Adoption; filing of petition. Amending  63.2-1201. (Patron-Peace, HB 138 (Chapter 116))
Adoption; former adoptive parent who stood in loco parentis may petition to adopt child. Amending  63.2-1201; adding 63.2-1201.1. (Patron-Blevins, SB 171 (Chapter 868))
Adoption; period of validity of home study. Amending  63.2-1231. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 946 (Chapter 494))
Adoptions; consent revocation period for parental placement. Amending  63.2-1234. (Patron-Toscano, HB 285 (Chapter 662))
Adult Fatality Review Team; created, report. Amending  2.2-3705.5 and 63.2-1606; adding  32.1-283.5. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 251 (Chapter 539); Ebbin, HB 857 (F))
Adult protective services; financial institution employees to report suspected financial abuse of elder or dependent persons. Amending  63.2-1606. (Patron-Edwards, SB 738 (C))
Aliens, certain; eligibility for state and local public benefits. Amending  63.2-503.1. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 439 (F))
Assisted living facilities; exempting certain from requirement to have license. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1461 (F))
Caregivers Grant Program; physician assistant or nurse practitioner to certify application. Amending  63.2-2203. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 861 (Chapter 507))
Child abuse; animal control officers required to report. Amending 63.2-1509. (Patron-Ticer, SB 637 (Chapter 43))
Child abuse and neglect; emergency medical services personnel added to list of mandatory reporters. Amending  63.2-1509. (Patron-McDougle, SB 228 (Chapter 268))
Child Day-Care Council; appoints one representative of YMCA to Council. Amending  63.2-1735. (Patron-Cox, HB 478 (Chapter 123))
Child support; accrual of interest on debts due. Amending 63.2-1952. (Patron-Ticer, SB 630 (F))
Child support; administrative fees. Amending  63.2-1904. (Patron-Gear, HB 1401 (F); Deeds, SB 36 (C))
Child support; responsibility of incarcerated obligor. 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 700 (C))
Child support; tolling thereof for incarcerated parents. Adding 20-108.3. (Patron-Ticer, SB 629 (F))
Child support enforcement; Department of Social Services to establish Intensive Case Monitoring pilot programs. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1257 (Chapter 448))
Children; removes certain language giving parents right to make medical decisions (Abraham’s law). Amending  63.2-100. (Patron-Northam, SB 497 (F))
Comprehensive Services Act; Executive Council to oversee development and implementation of uniform data collection and performance measures. Amending  2.2-2648, 2.2-2649, 2.2-5206, 2.2-5210, 37.2-308, and 63.2-226. (Patron-Hanger, SB 483 (Chapter 277))
Comprehensive Services Act; Executive Council to oversee development of intensive care coordination services for at-risk children. Amending  2.2-2648, 2.2-5206, and 2.2-5208. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 503 (Chapter 170); Hanger, SB 487 (Chapter 39))
Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families Program, Joint Subcommittee Studying; continued. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 75 (P))
Data collection; Executive Council to oversee development and implementation of program therefor. Amending  2.2-2648, 2.2-2649, and 63.2-226. (Patron-Hanger, SB 482 (I) See SB483)
Foster and adoption workers; Department of Social Services to establish minimum training requirements. Adding  63.2-914 and 63.2-1220.1. (Patron-BaCote, HB 825 (Chapter 133); Puller, SB 493 (Chapter 700))
Foster care; Department of Social Services to study and develop statewide code of ethics and responsibility agreement. (Patron-Orrock, HJR 93 (F); Ticer, SJR 98 (F))
Foster care; independent living services. Amending  63.2-905.1. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1141 (Chapter 187))
Foster care; require code of ethics agreement to be signed by head of every foster home or children’s residential facility. Amending  63.2-900 and 63.2-902. (Patron-Orrock, HB 850 (Chapter 308); Ticer, SB 643 (Chapter 241))
Foster care; transition plan for children 16 years of age or older. Amending  16.1-228, 16.1-281 through 16.1-282.2, 63.2-100, 63.2-904, 63.2-905, 63.2-905.1, and 63.2-1819. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1321 (C))
Foster care; visitation rights for siblings. Amending  63.2-912. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1143 (Chapter 188))
Foster care background checks; fingerprints required for an individual with whom child may be placed. Amending  63.2-901.1. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 22 (F))
Foster care families; Department of Social Services to study options for increasing number in State. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 74 (F))
Foster care plan; eliminates requirement for a child placed out of his home be filed by a public agency, other than local board of social services. Amending  16.1-281, 16.1-282, and 16.1-282.1. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1489 (Chapter 678))
Foster Care Scholarship Program and Fund; created. Adding 23-38.10:14, 23-38.10:15, and 23-38.10:16. (Patron-Ward, HB 812 (F))
Foster children; placement of siblings together. Amending 16.1-252 and 16.1-281; adding  63.2-900.2. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1530 (Chapter 397))
Group homes; no more than eight mentally ill, disabled, etc. to reside therein. Amending  15.2-2291. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1463 (Chapter 601))
Group homes and residential facilities for children; regulations for licensure of educational programs offered. Amending 22.1-323.2, 37.2-408, 63.2-1737, and 66-24; adding 37.2-408.1. (Patron-Hanger, SB 472 (Chapter 873))
Guardian ad litem; mandatory reporting of child abuse or neglect, exception. Amending  63.2-1509. (Patron-Martin, SB 387 (C))
Hate crimes; adds homeless persons to categories of acts. Amending  8.01-42.1, 18.2-57, 18.2-121, and 52-8.5. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 610 (F))
Immigrant Assistance, Office of; created. Adding  63.2-209.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1174 (C))
Income tax credit, earned; Department of Social Services to provide notice to all applicants. Adding  63.2-527. (Patron-Toscano, HB 286 (F); Edwards, SB 15 (Chapter 86))
Independent living services; person shall not become ineligible for services upon refusing. Amending  63.2-905.1. (Patron-Ward, HB 813 (I) See HB1141)
Independent living services and arrangements; require inclusion of plan for persons until 21 years of age. Amending  16.1-228, 16.1-281 through 16.1-282.2, 63.2-100, 63.2-904 through 63.2-906, and 63.2-1819. (Patron-Howell, SB 250 (F))
Independent living services and arrangements; requires inclusion of plan for children 14 years of age or older. Amending 16.1-228, 16.1-281 through 16.1-282.2, 63.2-100, 63.2-904 through 63.2-906, and 63.2-1819. (Patron-Fralin, HB 149 (Chapter 483); Howell, SB 249 (Chapter 475))
Infant mortality; requires certain measures designed to lower. Amending  2.2-2818, 32.1-19, and 32.1-325; adding  63.2-704. (Patron-Moran, HB 1190 (F))
Infectious diseases; residential or day program, etc. licensed by State to report cases. Amending  32.1-37. (Patron-Englin, HB 806 (Chapter 367); Whipple, SB 463 (Chapter 412))
Marriage and family programs; Department of Social Services to establish. Adding  63.2-214.1. (Patron-Johnson, HB 871 (Chapter 439))
Medicaid; eligibility for young adults transitioning from foster care. Amending  32.1-325. (Patron-Purkey, HB 98 (F))
Mentally retarded; replaces term with intellectually disabled. Amending  2.2-212, 2.2-213, 2.2-214, 2.2-223, 2.2-507, 2.2-701, 2.2-704, 2.2-705, 2.2-1124, 2.2-1204, 2.2-1207, 2.2-1839, 2.2-2411, 2.2-2525, 2.2-2648, 2.2-2649, 2.2-2664, 2.2-2696, 2.2-2818, 2.2-2905, 2.2-3705.3, 2.2-3705.5, 2.2-4344, 2.2-5201, 2.2-5206, 2.2-5300, 4.1-305, 8.01-654.2, 9.1-111, 9.1-901, 15.2-964, 15.2-2291, 15.2-5386, 16.1-241, 16.1-269.1, 16.1-275, 16.1-278.8, 16.1-278.8:01, 16.1-278.11, 16.1-280, 16.1-293.1, 16.1-336, 16.1-345, 16.1-356, 16.1-357, 16.1-361, 18.2-10, 18.2-73, 18.2-74, 18.2-251, 18.2-251.01, 18.2-252, 18.2-254, 18.2-254.1, 18.2-258.1, 18.2-271.2, 18.2-308.1:1, 18.2-308.2:2, 18.2-369, 19.2-123, 19.2-169.1, 19.2-169.2, 19.2-169.3, 19.2-169.5, 19.2-175, 19.2-182.2, 19.2-182.3, 19.2-182.8, 19.2-182.9, 19.2-182.13, 19.2-182.16, 19.2-218.1, 19.2-264.3:1, 19.2-264.3:1.1, 19.2-264.3:1.2, 19.2-264.3:3, 19.2-301, 19.2-302, 19.2-389, 19.2-390, 20-88, 22.1-7, 22.1-205, 22.1-209.2, 22.1-213, 22.1-214.2, 22.1-214.3, 22.1-215, 22.1-217.1, 22.1-253.13:2, 22.1-272.1, 22.1-319, 23-38.2, 25.1-100, 29.1-313, 32.1-45.1, 32.1-59, 32.1-64.1, 32.1-65, 32.1-73.7, 32.1-102.1, 32.1-122.5, 32.1-124, 32.1-125.1, 32.1-127.01, 32.1-127.1:03, 32.1-127.1:04, 32.1-135.2, 32.1-276.3, 32.1-276.8, 32.1-283, 32.1-283.1, 32.1-325, 32.1-351.2, 36-96.6, 37.2-100, 37.2-200, 37.2-203, 37.2-204, 37.2-300, 37.2-303, 37.2-306, 37.2-315 through 37.2-319, 37.2-403, 37.2-409, 37.2-416, 37.2-423, 37.2-500, 37.2-504, 37.2-505, 37.2-506, 37.2-508, 37.2-509, 37.2-600, 37.2-601, 37.2-605, 37.2-608, 37.2-716, 37.2-802, 37.2-806, 37.2-900, 37.2-900.1, 37.2-909, 37.2-912, 37.2-919, 37.2-1018, 37.2-1101, 38.2-3323, 38.2-3409, 38.2-3412.1, 38.2-3418.5, 46.2-400, 46.2-401, 46.2-1229, 51.5-1, 51.5-2, 51.5-3, 51.5-14.1, 51.5-30, 51.5-31, 51.5-39.2, 51.5-39.7, 51.5-39.8, 51.5-39.12, 53.1-32, 53.1-40.2, 53.1-136, 53.1-145, 54.1-2715, 54.1-2726, 54.1-2970, 54.1-2982, 54.1-2986, 54.1-2987.1, 54.1-3408, 54.1-3408.01, 54.1-3437.1, 54.1-3506, 56-484.19, 57-2.02, 57-60, 63.2-100, 63.2-1503, 63.2-1528, 63.2-1603, 63.2-1709, 63.2-1726, 63.2-1735, 63.2-1805, 66-18, and 66-20. (Patron-Howell, SB 687 (I) See SB620)
Mentally retarded; replaces term with intellectually disabled. Amending  2.2-212, 2.2-213, 2.2-214, 2.2-223, 2.2-507, 2.2-701, 2.2-704, 2.2-705, 2.2-1124, 2.2-1204, 2.2-1207, 2.2-1839, 2.2-2411, 2.2-2525, 2.2-2648, 2.2-2649, 2.2-2664, 2.2-2696, 2.2-2818, 2.2-2905, 2.2-3705.3, 2.2-3705.5, 2.2-4344, 2.2-5201, 2.2-5206, 2.2-5300, 4.1-305, 9.1-111, 9.1-901, 15.2-964, 15.2-2291, 15.2-5386, 16.1-241, 16.1-269.1, 16.1-275, 16.1-278.8, 16.1-278.8:01, 16.1-278.11, 16.1-280, 16.1-293.1, 16.1-336, 16.1-345, 16.1-356, 16.1-357, 16.1-361, 18.2-73, 18.2-74, 18.2-251, 18.2-251.01, 18.2-252, 18.2-254, 18.2-254.1, 18.2-258.1, 18.2-271.2, 18.2-308.1:1, 18.2-308.2:2, 18.2-369, 19.2-123, 19.2-169.1, 19.2-169.2, 19.2-169.3, 19.2-169.5, 19.2-175, 19.2-182.2, 19.2-182.3, 19.2-182.8, 19.2-182.9, 19.2-182.13, 19.2-182.16, 19.2-218.1, 19.2-264.3:1, 19.2-264.3:1.1, 19.2-264.3:1.2, 19.2-301, 19.2-302, 19.2-389, 19.2-390, 20-88, 22.1-7, 22.1-205, 22.1-209.2, 22.1-213, 22.1-214.2, 22.1-214.3, 22.1-215, 22.1-217.1, 22.1-253.13:2, 22.1-272.1, 22.1-319, 23-38.2, 25.1-100, 29.1-313, 32.1-45.1, 32.1-59, 32.1-64.1, 32.1-65, 32.1-73.7, 32.1-102.1, 32.1-122.5, 32.1-124, 32.1-125.1, 32.1-127.01, 32.1-127.1:03, 32.1-127.1:04, 32.1-135.2, 32.1-276.3, 32.1-276.8, 32.1-283, 32.1-283.1, 32.1-325, 32.1-351.2, 36-96.6, 37.2-100, 37.2-200, 37.2-203, 37.2-204, 37.2-300, 37.2-303, 37.2-306, 37.2-315 through 37.2-319, 37.2-403, 37.2-409, 37.2-416, 37.2-423, 37.2-500, 37.2-504, 37.2-505, 37.2-506, 37.2-508, 37.2-509, 37.2-600, 37.2-601, 37.2-605, 37.2-608, 37.2-716, 37.2-802, 37.2-806, 37.2-900, 37.2-900.1, 37.2-909, 37.2-912, 37.2-919, 37.2-1018, 37.2-1101, 38.2-3323, 38.2-3409, 38.2-3412.1, 38.2-3418.5, 46.2-400, 46.2-401, 46.2-1229, 51.5-1, 51.5-2, 51.5-3, 51.5-14.1, 51.5-30, 51.5-31, 51.5-39.2, 51.5-39.7, 51.5-39.8, 51.5-39.12, 53.1-32, 53.1-40.2, 53.1-136, 53.1-145, 54.1-2715, 54.1-2726, 54.1-2970, 54.1-2982, 54.1-2986, 54.1-2987.1, 54.1-3408, 54.1-3408.01, 54.1-3437.1, 54.1-3506, 56-484.19, 57-2.02, 57-60, 63.2-100, 63.2-1503, 63.2-1528, 63.2-1603, 63.2-1709, 63.2-1726, 63.2-1735, 63.2-1805, 66-18, and 66-20. (Patron-Caputo, HB 760 (Chapter 821); Ticer, SB 620 (Chapter 832))
Neighborhood Assistance Act; changes tax credit program. Amending 63.2-2006. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 700 (Chapter 463))
Neighborhood Assistance Act; moves tax credit program to taxation. 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-Hull, HB 680 (Chapter 585))
Neighborhood Assistance Act; neighborhood organization to make available to donors balance of tax credits. (Patron-Morgan, HB 316 (F))
Private schools and child day centers; armed security officers may carry firearms onto property. Amending  18.2-308.1 and 63.2-1735. (Patron-Cole, HB 210 (F))
Public benefits; restrictions on granting. Amending  32.1-325.03 and 63.2-503.1; adding  15.2-110. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1026 (F))
Rental assistance pilot project; Department of Housing and Community Development to establish, report. (Patron-Englin, HB 289 (F); Colgan, SB 761 (F))
School employees; prohibits employment of an applicant if was subject of a founded case of child abuse and neglect. Amending  22.1-296.1, 22.1-296.4, 22.1-307, and 63.2-1505. (Patron-Bell, HB 1242 (Chapter 555))
School employees; school board to develop policies and procedures to address complaints of sexual abuse thereby. Amending 22.1-253.13:7, 22.1-298.1, 22.1-313, and 63.2-1503; adding 19.2-291.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1067 (I) See HB1439; Frederick, HB 1439 (Chapter 827); Lucas, SB 241 (Chapter 474))
Screened Family Day Home Provider List; created. Adding 63.2-1704.1, 63.2-1704.2, and 63.2-1704.3. (Patron-Tata, HB 3 (Chapter 498))
Social Services, Department of; nonattorney employees to complete, sign, and file petitions and motions. Amending  8.01-271.1, 16.1-260, 16.1-278.15, 54.1-3900, and 63.2-1901. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 1382 (Chapter 136); Quayle, SB 788 (Chapter 845))
Substance abuse screening; social services to conduct and person shall become ineligible for public assistance if using illegal drugs. Amending  63.2-503. (Patron-Carrico, HB 365 (F))
Substance abuse screening for VIEW participants; social services to conduct and refer to treatment program if using illegal drugs to be eligible for TANF. Adding  63.2-608.1. (Patron-Puckett, SB 404 (F))
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); eligibility for food stamps when convicted of drug-related felonies. Amending 63.2-505.2. (Patron-Puller, SB 296 (F); Ticer, SB 642 (I) See SB296)
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); noncash benefits. Amending  63.2-505.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 276 (F))
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); time limit on receipt thereof. Amending  63.2-612. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 27 (F))
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); waiver of ineligibility period. Amending  63.2-612. (Patron-Ward, HB 811 (Chapter 132); Albo, HB 1387 (I) See HB811; Miller, Y.B., SB 251 (Chapter 564))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - 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 12/19/08