Current Legislation

Virginia: Bill Number: HB 1932

Repeals provisions that allowed child-placing agencies to refuse to perform, assist with, counsel, recommend, consent to, refer, or participate in any child placements when the proposed placement would violate the agency’s written religious or moral convictions or policies.
Does RESOLVE Support or Oppose?

RESOLVE supports this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021.

Current Status:

This bill has been introduced and referred to the Committee on Health, Welfare, and Institutions on 1/11/21. Assigned to Social Services Subcommittee on 1/15/21. Voted favorably do pass in Subcommittee with amendments on 1/27/21 and referred to the House, Welfare, and Institutions Committee. Voted forward in HWI Committee on 1/28/21 and moved to House Floor. House floor voted favorably do pass on 2/03/21 and transferred to the Senate. Read in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services on 2/05/21.

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