HB 1844 Secretary of Health and Human Resources; adoption awareness campaign.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Secretary of Health and Human Resources; adoption awareness campaign. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Resources to conduct an adoption awareness campaign to expand the public's awareness of the benefits of adoption and to promote adoption as a positive alternative to abortion. The campaign shall include the dissemination to the public of information about the number of children in the Commonwealth who need permanent families and the experiences of adoptive families. The provisions of the bill are contingent upon an appropriation being included in the 2003 Appropriation Act to effectuate the purposes of the bill.

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 035929903  pdf | impact statements
01/16/03  House: Printed as engrossed 035929903-E  pdf | impact statement
03/03/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1844ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/26/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0491)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 035929903
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/14/03  House: Reported from H. W. I. w/amendments (14-Y 7-N)
01/15/03  House: Read first time
01/16/03  House: Read second time
01/16/03  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/16/03  House: Engrossed by House as amended
01/16/03  House: Printed as engrossed 035929903-E
01/17/03  House: Read third time and passed House (88-Y 9-N)
01/17/03  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (88-Y 9-N)
01/17/03  House: Communicated to Senate
01/20/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/20/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/05/03  Senate: Reported from General Laws (14-Y 0-N)
02/05/03  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/12/03  Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/03  Senate: Read third time
02/14/03  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/14/03  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/03  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/14/03  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (37-Y 0-N)
02/14/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (37-Y 0-N)
02/17/03  House: Placed on Calendar
02/18/03  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/18/03  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)
03/03/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1844ER)
03/05/03  House: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/16/03  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 491 (effective 7/1/03)
03/26/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0491)