HB1207 (CH0492)

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Family Law - Treatment Foster Care Homes - Siblings

Sponsored by:

Delegate Pena-Melnyk


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 492

Synopsis:Authorizing the placement of more than two children in a treatment foster care home in order to place siblings together if the local department makes a written finding that placing the siblings together is in their best interests and that the siblings will not harm other children placed at the same treatment foster care home; and requiring the local department to notify the Social Services Administration of the Department of Human Resources of the placement.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Cullison, Krimm, Lierman, Morales, Tarlau, Valentino-Smith, K. Young, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0085
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Foster Care
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Mental and Behavioral Health
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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November 28, 2017 1:05 P.M.