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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)

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  • 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    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1278, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/18/2017 at 8:34 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.621 Permanency determination by the court. Page 1 (pdf)

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