SB 1051 Creates the Foster Care Bill of Rights
Sponsor: Sater
LR Number: 6421S.02I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Seniors, Families and Children
Last Action: 3/29/2016 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Seniors, Families and Children Committee (6421S.03C) Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2016

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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 1051 - This act establishes and enumerates the Foster Care Bill of Rights. The Children's Division shall provide every school-aged foster child and his or her foster parent with an age-appropriate orientation and explanation of the bill of rights, as well as make them readily available and easily accessible online. Additionally, every Children's Division office, residential care facility, child placing agency, or other agency involved in the care and placement of foster children shall post the bill of rights in the office, facility, or agency.

This act is similar to SB 1073 (2016).