SB 61

  • Virginia Senate Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Nov 19, 2019
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

Custody and visitation arrangements; use of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil by foster parent, etc.


Custody and visitation arrangements; fostercare; adoption; use of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil. Providesthat the use of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil by a parent in a custodyor visitation case shall not serve as the sole basis for the denial or restriction of custody or visitation, if such parent has a written certification by a practitioner attesting to the benefit of suchuse. The bill further provides that such use by a foster parent shallnot be the sole reason a child is removed from a foster parent andthat such use by a prospective foster parent shall not be the solereason to deny such prospective foster parent eligibility to becomea foster parent. The bill also provides that such use by a petitionerfor adoption shall not be the sole reason for the denial of a finalorder of adoption by a circuit court.

Bill Sponsors (2)



Jan 15, 2020


Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (13-Y 0-N)

Jan 10, 2020


Impact statement from DPB (SB61)

Jan 08, 2020


Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name

Nov 19, 2019


Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100579D


Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

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