Kinship foster care; notice.
Purpose of legislation
Requires local boards of social services, when identifying foster care placement options, to take all reasonable steps to (i) determine whether the child has any relatives who may be eligible to become a kinship foster parent, (ii) provide notice to such relatives of their potential eligibility to become a kinship foster parent, and (iii) explain to such relatives any opportunities they may have to participate in the placement and care of the child, including opportunities available through kinship foster care or kinship guardianship. This bill is identical to SB 1720.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 437 (2019) Chap 438 (2019)|
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