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SB 1126: Child Protective Services


Child Protective Services; Requiring a case plan for a child receiving services from the Department of Children and Family Services to include additional documentation relating to a child’s school attendance and parent or caregiver efforts to permit the child to remain in the school attended at the time of placement in care; requiring certain adult caregivers to serve as education advocates for a child in middle school or high school; providing a timeframe for appointing a surrogate parent for a child who has a disability; requiring the community-based provider to document the selection of an education advocate or surrogate parent in the child’s case plan, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/1/2011 Senate • Filed
1/10/2012 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Education Pre-K - 12; Budget -SJ 92
• Introduced -SJ 92
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs