Blueprint Legislative Priority

Begin Aligning State Law with Federal Family First Prevention Services Act

House Bill 158 would take steps to align state law with the federal Family First Prevention Services Act, including modifying background checks for child serving agencies. It would also establish a bill of rights for children in foster care.

Review the Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children policy priority fact sheet here.

Status

HB 158 is sponsored by Representative David Meade. It has passed the Kentucky House and Senate and been signed by the Governor.

TAKE ACTION: Thank your state Senator and Representative for supporting House Bill 158.

Read the latest statement on HB 158 from Dr. Terry Brooks here.

Signed by the Governor

HB 158 is a Face It policy priority.