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Amendment

 

January Session, 2007

LCO No. 7368

   
 

*HB0703707368HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. RUWET, 65th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 7037

File No. 774

Cal. No. 594

Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. Subsection (o) of section 46b-129 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2007):

(o) A foster parent, prospective adoptive parent or relative caregiver shall receive notice and have the right to be heard for the purposes of this section in Superior Court [on a motion for review of a permanency plan and in matters concerning the placement or revocation of commitment of] in any proceeding concerning a foster child living with such [parent. A foster parent shall receive notice of any motion for review of a permanency plan or a motion to revoke commitment or any hearing on such motion] foster parent, prospective adoptive parent or relative caregiver. A foster parent, prospective adoptive parent or relative caregiver who has cared for a child or youth [for not less than six months] shall have the right to be heard and comment on the best interests of such child or youth in any [matter] proceeding under this section which is brought not more than one year after the last day the foster parent, prospective adoptive parent or relative caregiver provided such care. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2007

46b-129(o)