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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 428
Children Placed in Custody of DHR; reunification of the family; case plans; permanency hearings; court review
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to juvenile proceedings, so as to change the provisions relating to reasonable efforts to preserve and reunify families, case plans, motions to extend, permanency plans and permanency hearings; to provide that reasonable efforts to preserve and reunify families shall be made when a child is placed in the custody of the Department of Human Resources; to provide that the Department of Human Resources shall submit 30 day case plans for children in its custody; to provide for court review of the efforts of the Division of Family and Children Services to finalize permanency plans; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/16/2002 - Effective Date
May/16/2002 - Act 935
May/16/2002 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/29/2002 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/12/2002 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/10/2002 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/10/2002 - House Third Readers
Apr/03/2002 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/27/2002 - House Second Readers
Mar/26/2002 - House First Readers
Mar/25/2002 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/25/2002 - Senate Third Read
Mar/07/2002 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/01/2002 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/08/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/07/2002 - Senate Hopper
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