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Family Law - Protecting the Resources of Children in State Custody

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring 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; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, Anderson, Bobo, Carter, Clippinger, Cluster, Eckardt, Gaines, Glass, Gutierrez, Hough, James, K. Kelly, Lee, Luedtke, McDermott, Mitchell, Oaks, Rosenberg, Smigiel, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Waldstreicher, M. Washington, Wilson, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0914
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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
Social Security

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October 24, 2017 1:53 P.M.