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SPB 7012: Independent Living

PROPOSED BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

Independent Living; Providing that when the court obtains jurisdiction over a child who has been found to be dependent, the court retains jurisdiction until the child reaches 21 years of age; providing exceptions; providing that a young adult may remain in foster care under certain circumstances after attaining 18 years of age; specifying criteria for extended foster care; providing for the Road-to-Independence program; providing for postsecondary services and supports; specifying aftercare services, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2013
Last Action: 2/20/2013 Senate - Submit as committee bill by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (SB 1036)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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