SB0265 (CH0037)

2013 Regular Session



Children in Need of Assistance - Rights of Preadoptive Parents, Foster Parents, and Caregivers of Child

Sponsored by:

Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 37

Synopsis:Expanding the proceedings for which a local department of social services is required to provide specified notice to preadoptive parents and foster parents of a child under specified circumstances and at which preadoptive parents and foster parents have the right to be heard; repealing a requirement that a local department of social services provide specified notice to specified relatives of a child and substituting a requirement that the local department provide specified notice to caregivers of a child; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee (By Request - Maryland Judicial Conference)
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0278
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
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Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Adoption
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Foster Care
Juvenile Causes
Social Services -see also- Welfare
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(3-816.2, 3-823)

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