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2017 Regular Session
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Gelser, Dembrow, Olsen
Regular Sponsors: (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to the well-being of children in substitute care placements.
Catchline/Summary: Directs Department of Human Services to conduct monthly, in-person visits with child or ward in substitute care that include updates on academic status and progress.
Directs department to conduct exit interview with child or ward before department removes child or ward from substitute care placement. Directs department to ensure that child or ward is not placed in more restrictive setting than child or ward was placed in at resident school district nor in self-contained classroom as opposed to all-inclusive placement. Requires department to ensure that child or ward 16 years of age or older has opportunity to create facilitated person centered plan before leaving substitute care.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Human Services
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