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SB 1278: Permanency


Permanency; Deleting a provision listing the order of preference of permanency goals; providing that the best interest of the child is the court’s sole consideration, rather than the primary consideration, in determining a permanency goal for a child in the dependency system, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/18/2017 Senate • Filed
1/11/2018 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 148
• Introduced -SJ 148
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs