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CS/SB 1920: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Book

Child Welfare; Specifying circumstances under which a court is required, on or after a specified date, to appoint a guardian ad litem; renaming the Guardian Ad Litem Qualifications Committee as the Child Well-Being Qualifications Committee; specifying that the executive director of the Statewide Guardian Ad Litem Office may be reappointed; creating the Statewide Office of Child Representation within the Justice Administration Commission; specifying when the court is authorized or required to appoint an attorney for the child; requiring the court to appoint the Statewide Office of Child Representation, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 213
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 213
3/11/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/16/21, 12:30 pm, 37 Senate Building --Amendment(s) Adopted - Temporarily Postponed
3/18/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/23/21, 12:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/23/2021 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 312
3/25/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 322
4/5/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/08/21, 11:30 am, 37 Senate Building
4/8/2021 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 465
4/12/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
4/19/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Appropriations