Virginia Bill Regarding the Temporary Delegation of Parental Powers (HB 998)
This law was last updated on Sep 11, 2018
HB 998 would allow a parent or legal guardian of a minor, by a properly executed power of attorney, to delegate powers concerning the care and custody of the child to another person.
The bill would not allow the power of attorney to consent to any of the following:
- marriage of the child;
- adoption of the child;
- performance of inducement of an abortion on or for the child; or
- termination of parental rights to the child.
Companion bill to SB 178.
Passed the house on February 8, 2018, by a 57-41 vote.
On February 14, 2018, the senate voted to continue consideration of the bill in 2019.