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SB 1652: Termination of Parental Rights


Termination of Parental Rights; Provides that a person may not take a child alleged to be dependent into custody except in cases involving an immediate threat to the health or safety of the child. Requires a court order finding probable cause that the child has been abused, neglected, or abandoned, or is suffering from or is in imminent danger of illness or injury as a result of abuse, neglect, or abandonment. Requires that a citizen review panel be established in each judicial circuit. Authorizes a citizen review panel to make recommendations to the court in adjudicatory hearings, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2011 Senate • Filed
3/10/2011 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 188
• Introduced -SJ 188
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs