2007 Regular Session


File Code: Children
Sponsored By:
Delegates Ivey, Anderson, Barnes, Bartlett, Barve, Carter, Conaway, Doory, Dwyer, Elmore, Frank, George, Gilchrist, Howard, Jennings, Kaiser, N. King, Kramer, Krebs, Levi, McComas, McKee, Mizeur, Murphy, Oaks, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Ramirez, Rice, Rosenberg, Ross, Simmons, Smigiel, Stukes, F. Turner, Valderrama, Vallario, and Walker
Family Law - Post Adoption Support Services Pilot Program


Establishing the Post Adoption Support Services Pilot Program; providing for the purpose of the Program; identifying children eligible for post adoption support services; requiring the local Department of Social Services to conduct a specified assessment of the needs of the adopted child and adoptive family; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Returned Passed
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Special Order 4/5 (Senator V. Jones) Adopted
Motion Reconsider Special Order 4/5 (Senator V. Jones)
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 444

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Donald H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ronald A. George, District 30
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Nancy J. King, District 39
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Gerron Levi, District 23A
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Robert A. McKee, District 2A
Delegate Heather Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Melvin Stukes, District 44
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Human Resources, Department of
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Social Services -see also- Welfare


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 882017/01     Offered on: March 23, 2007   at: 5:44 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 21, 2007: Third Reading Passed (137-0)
March 31, 2007: Third Reading Passed (47-0)