AN ACT PREVENTING HOMELESSNESS FOR YOUTH UNDER THE CARE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.
To combat homelessness in the children and youths of the state by requiring the Department of Children and Families to (1) keep such children and youths under the care and custody of the department unless the child or youth has a suitable residence, (2) ensure legal representation for children and youths who have been involuntarily discharged from the care and custody of the department, and (3) allow children and youths to be discharged to a nonrelative, nonguardian adult if the department determines it is in the child or youth's best interest to do so.
Introduced by:Select Committee on Children
|New today||2-4 days old||5 days & older|
|4/4/2014||Referred by House to Committee on Appropriations|
|3/27/2014||(LCO)||File Number 154|
|3/27/2014||House Calendar Number 113|
|3/27/2014||Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House|
|3/27/2014||(LCO)||Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office|
|3/21/2014||(LCO)||Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/26/14 5:00 PM|
|3/11/2014||(LCO)||Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office|
|2/28/2014||Public Hearing 03/06|
|2/21/2014||Referred to Joint Committee on Children|