CS/SB 1896: Adoption Benefits
GENERAL BILL by Education ; Wilson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rich ; Jones ; Bennett ; Hill ; Smith ; Peaden ; Geller ; Margolis ; Lawson ; Campbell ; Bullard ; Miller
Adoption Benefits; defines term "qualifying adoptive parent"; expands categories of persons who are eligible to be qualifying adoptive parents; provides that such parent who adopts special-needs child is eligible to receive specified monetary benefit that is paid to adoptive parent in equal monthly installments over 1-year period; authorizes DMS to adopt rules to administer adoption benefits program. Amends 110.152,.15201.
Last Action: 5/5/2006 Senate - Died in Committee on General Government Appropriations
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• Referred to Governmental Oversight and Productivity; Children and Families; Education; General Government Appropriations; Ways and Means
• On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Productivity, 03/08/06, 2:00 pm, 110-S
• Introduced, referred to Governmental Oversight and Productivity; Children and Families; Education; General Government Appropriations; Ways and Means -SJ 00151; On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Productivity, 03/08/06, 2:00 pm, 110-S
• Favorable with 4 amendment(s) by Governmental Oversight and Productivity; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 00228; Now in Children and Families -SJ 00228
• On Committee agenda-- Children and Families, 03/20/06, 2:30 pm, 301-S
• Favorable by Children and Families; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 00276
• Now in Education -SJ 00276
• On Committee agenda-- Education, 04/04/06, 1:00 pm, 110-S --Not considered
• On Committee agenda-- Education, 04/18/06, 9:00 am, 110-S
• CS by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 00502; CS read first time on 04/20/06 -SJ 00508
• Now in General Government Appropriations -SJ 00503
• Died in Committee on General Government Appropriations
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