HB 98 (BR 452) - J. Draud, P. Bather, S. Westrom
AN ACT relating to children in the custody of the state.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 199 to permit the Cabinet for Families and Children to establish a pilot program to provide residential services for sibling groups committed to the cabinet; require the cabinet to solicit proposals from existing agencies; permit the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the program.
HB 98 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions except require the Cabinet for Families and Children to establish a pilot program to provide residential services for sibling groups committed to the cabinet instead of permitting the cabinet to establish the pilot program; and require the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the pilot program.
HFA (1, J. Draud) - Retain original provisions and clarify that the pilot program applies if each sibling requires placement at a residential treatment facility, delete child-placing agency, provide that the cabinet determine whether a threat to the child's health and safety exists, whether services can be provided on site, and whether a sibling's needs can be met in a less restrictive setting in consideration of the separation of siblings; add that payment shall be made separately for each child in accordance with KRS 199.641(2).
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 6-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)
Mar 3-posting waived; posted in committee
Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Mar 16-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Mar 17-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Mar 18-received in Senate
Mar 22-to Health and Welfare (S)