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2019-2020 Regular Session - SB 335
Children and Youth; foster children and foster families; laws and supports; strengthen
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 12, Chapter 11 of Title 15, and Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding parks, historic areas, memorials, and recreation, Juvenile Code, and programs and protection for children and youth, respectively, so as to strengthen laws and supports for foster children and foster families; to authorize the Department of Human Services to partner with child-placing agencies to assist with casework services; to provide varying levels of training required for experienced foster parents or respite caregivers; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jun/25/2020 - House Postponed
Jun/24/2020 - House Postponed
Jun/19/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/24/2020 - House Second Readers
Feb/21/2020 - House First Readers
Feb/20/2020 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/20/2020 - Senate Third Read
Feb/19/2020 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/18/2020 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/31/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/30/2020 - Senate Hopper
06/24/2020 Postponed until 06/25/2020; 06/25/2020 Postponed until 06/26/2020
Feb/20/2020 - Senate Vote #470Yea(53)Nay(1)NV(1)
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