HB 159 (BR 218) - T. Burch, Dw. Butler, R. Palumbo, S. Westrom
AN ACT relating to foster parents.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 620 to specify rights and responsibilities of foster parents who contract directly with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; require the cabinet to train a designated foster parent in child abuse or neglect investigations in a foster home; permit a trained person to be present when a foster parent is present during an investigation; require confidentiality; require the cabinet to appoint an investigator from another county or region to conduct an investigation in a foster home; specify that requirements shall not obstruct, delay, or hamper an investigation in a foster home.
HB 159 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions and add references to relevant statutes; delete references to foster parent responsibilities regarding transportation and respite care.
HFA (1, T. Burch) - Retain original provisions; make technical corrections.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 3-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)
Jan 10-posted in committee
Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 3-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 6-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 7, 2006; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 22-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Feb 23-received in Senate
Feb 27-to Health and Welfare (S)
Mar 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 9-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 14-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 15, 2006
Mar 15-3rd reading, passed 37-0
Mar 16-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Mar 24-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 45)