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Family Law - Protecting the Resources of Children in State Custody

Sponsored by:

Delegate Valentino-Smith


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Authorizing the Department of Human Resources to serve in a fiduciary capacity for children in its custody; requiring the Department, in any action, service, or decision on behalf of a child in its custody, to protect and serve the best interest of the child; prohibiting the Department from imposing a debt obligation on a child in its custody or taking any other action that requires the child to pay for the child's own care or custody; requiring the Department to take specified actions when serving as a representative payee; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Valentino-Smith, Anderson, Clippinger, Gaines, Gutierrez, Hornberger, A. Miller, Moon, Rosenberg, Smith, Vaughn, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0524
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1270 Session: 2014 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Estates and Trusts
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Federal Government
Foster Care
Human Resources, Department of
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Social Security
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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October 24, 2017 4:43 P.M.