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2019 Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 031 Keep Children in Out-of-Home Care Connected to Siblings

By |2019-02-12T11:16:32+00:00January 28th, 2019|Bill Tracker|

Other Legislative Item

Senate Bill 31

Keep Children in Out-of-Home Care Connected to Siblings

Summary

Senate Bill 31 would ensure children in out-of-home care, like foster care, have frequent and ongoing interaction with their siblings in other out-of-home care placements, which better aligns state law with the federal Family First Prevention Services Act.

Status

SB 31 is sponsored by Senator Ralph Alvarado. It passed the Kentucky Senate and is awaiting a hearing in the House Health and Family Services Committee.

Passed KY Senate

One Comment

  1. Connie Still February 14, 2019 at 9:36 pm - Reply

    Please pas this law. I have a 11 year old boy to adopt soon and his siblings fostermom doesn’t want them to visit each other after adoption. These three kids love each other and their court ordered visits will stop after adoption. So please let this bill go thru! BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD.

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