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CS/SB 306: Placement of Surrendered Newborn Infants

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

Placement of Surrendered Newborn Infants; Defining the term “community-based care lead agency”; requiring community-based care lead agencies to establish and maintain a specified registry; prohibiting the community-based care lead agency from transferring certain costs to prospective adoptive parents; requiring licensed child-placing agencies that take custody of surrendered newborn infants to report certain information; providing requirements for the hospital once it takes physical custody of a surrendered newborn infant, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 2/1/2024 Senate - CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/3/2023 Senate • Filed
11/15/2023 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Fiscal Policy
12/4/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 12/13/23, 11:00 am, 37 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
1/25/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/30/24, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
1/30/2024 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
1/31/2024 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/05/24, 2:30 pm, 110 Senate Building --Not Received
2/1/2024 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Judiciary
• Remaining references corrected to Fiscal Policy
• Now in Fiscal Policy
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time