VA SB44 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 21 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-01-12 - Rereferred to Finance
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Kinship Guardianship Assistance program. Creates the Kinship Guardianship Assistance program (the program) to facilitate child placements with relatives and ensure permanency for children for whom adoption or being returned home are not appropriate permanency options. The bill sets forth eligibility criteria for the program, payment allowances to kinship guardians, and requirements for kinship guardianship assistance agreements. The bill also requires the Board of Social Services to promulgate regulations for the program.

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Kinship Guardianship Assistance program; established.


Roll Calls

2018-01-12 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 1-N) (Y: 14 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-01-12SenateRereferred to Finance
2018-01-12SenateReported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 1-N)
2017-11-21SenateReferred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
2017-11-21SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100496D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
632100(n/a)See Bill Text
6321305(n/a)See Bill Text
632905(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments