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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 170
'Georgia SERVES Act of 2017'; child care services for foster children and their families; provide for certification of volunteers
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to programs and protection for children and youth, so as to provide for the certification of volunteers to provide child care services for foster children and their families; to provide for limited immunity; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for the establishment by the Department of Human Services of a uniform certification system including varying levels of certification; to provide for statutory construction; to establish the Georgia SERVES Act Advisory Committee and provide for its membership and duties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/15/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/14/2017 - Senate Hopper