VA HB1209 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 7 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-11 - Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
Pending: Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
Hearing: Feb 21 @ 8:00 am in Senate Room A Updated to add HB799 & HB1025
Hearing: Feb 21 @ 8:00 am in Senate Room A
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

Summary

Department of Social Services; Office of New Americans created. Establishes the Office of New Americans within the Department of Social Services and the Office of New Americans Advisory Board to assist with immigrant integration within the Commonwealth on an economic, social, and cultural level. The Office shall provide (i) advice and assistance regarding the citizenship application process; (ii) assistance with securing employment, housing, and services for which such persons may be eligible; (iii) information to localities and immigration service organizations about state programs that help such persons find and secure employment, housing, and services for which they may be eligible; and (iv) information to localities and immigration service organizations regarding health epidemics and unlawful predatory actions, such as human trafficking, gang recruitment, and fraudulent financial and other schemes, to which communities of such persons may be especially vulnerable. The Advisory Board shall report annually to the Governor and the General Assembly on the activities of the Office of New Americans and provide recommendations for improving state policies and programs to support the economic, linguistic, and civic integration of new Americans throughout the Commonwealth.

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Title

New Americans, Office of; created within Department of Social Services.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-02-10 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (56-Y 41-N) (Y: 56 N: 40 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations (13-Y 8-N) (Y: 13 N: 8 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations (13-Y 8-N) (Y: 13 N: 8 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N) (Y: 6 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N) (Y: 6 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-28 - House - House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (17-Y 5-N) (Y: 17 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-23 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N) (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-11SenateReferred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
2020-02-11SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-02-10HouseVOTE: Passage (56-Y 41-N)
2020-02-10HouseRead third time and passed House (56-Y 41-N)
2020-02-07HousePrinted as engrossed 20106907D-EH1
2020-02-07HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB1209EH1
2020-02-07HouseAmendment by Delegate Tran agreed to
2020-02-07HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 20106907D-H1
2020-02-07HouseRead second time
2020-02-06HouseRead first time
2020-02-05HouseReported from Appropriations (13-Y 8-N)
2020-02-05HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
2020-01-28HouseAssigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
2020-01-28HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2020-01-28HouseCommittee substitute printed 20106907D-H1
2020-01-28HouseReported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (17-Y 5-N)
2020-01-23HouseSubcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
2020-01-23HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
2020-01-14HouseAssigned HWI sub: Social Services
2020-01-07HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2020-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105171D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
632209.1(n/a)See Bill Text
632209.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+sum+HB1209
Texthttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+ful+HB1209+hil
Texthttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+ful+HB1209H1+hil
Texthttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+ful+HB1209EH1+hil
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+H1204V0016+HB1209
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+H12V0056+HB1209
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+H0205V0005+HB1209
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+H0205V0041+HB1209
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+H02V0128+HB1209
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+H02V0181+HB1209
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+HV0697+HB1209

Bill Comments

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