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HB73

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HB 73/FN (BR 279) - R. Crimm

     AN ACT relating to child welfare.
     Amend KRS 600.020 to establish a new definition for "independent living" as it relates to a child committed to the custody of the Commonwealth; amend KRS 620.140 to establish that a child committed to the custody of the Commonwealth may request, no later than 12 months after attaining the age of 18 years, to extend or reinstate the commitment; amend KRS 620.250 to allow local foster care review boards to have access to the educational records of children committed to the custody of the Commonwealth.

HB 73 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS/FN - Retain original provisions, except delete language amending KRS 600.020 that established a new definition for "independent living" as it relates to a child committed to the custody of the Commonwealth; delete language amending KRS 620.140 that established that a child committed to the custody of the Commonwealth may request, no later than 12 months after attaining the age of 18 years, to extend or reinstate their commitment; amend language amending KRS 620.250 to allow local foster care review boards to have access to the educational records of children committed to the custody of the Commonwealth by establishing language that requires the Kentucky Department of Education to provide the educational records free of charge to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; insert new language amending KRS 620.125 to establish that recommendations concerning the transition from out-of-home care to independent living shall be made to a court by the Department of Juvenile Justice regarding a child in their care.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in House; to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 1-posted in committee
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 15, 2011
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 100-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-received in Senate
     Feb 18-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 3-taken from Judiciary (S); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 4-taken from Judiciary (S); 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (S)

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