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SB 948: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Book

Child Welfare; Specifying circumstances under which a court is required or authorized, on or after a specified date, to appoint a guardian ad litem in certain proceedings; renaming the Guardian Ad Litem Qualifications Committee as the Child Well-Being Qualifications Committee; requiring the Statewide Guardian Ad Litem Office to develop guidelines to identify conflicts of interest of guardians ad litem; creating the Statewide Office of Child Representation within the Justice Administrative Commission; specifying when the court is required or authorized to appoint an attorney for the child, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/16/2021 Senate • Filed
11/30/2021 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 64
1/6/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/11/22, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 64
• Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 114
1/12/2022 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice