SB0144 (CH0039)

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2014 Regular Session



Family Law - Foster Care - Kinship Parent Age Requirements

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39

Synopsis:Lowering, from 21 years to 18 years, the age that a person must be to serve as a kinship parent for a child in need of out-of-home placement; and repealing a provision authorizing a local department to waive the age requirement for a potential kinship parent who is at least 18 years of age and who lives with a spouse who is at least 21 years of age.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Kelley
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Child Custody
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Foster Care
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Social Services -see also- Welfare

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October 24, 2017 1:55 P.M.