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SB 792: Children and Young Adults in Out-of-home Care

GENERAL BILL by Ausley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Garcia ; Book ; Gibson ; Jones

Children and Young Adults in Out-of-home Care; Specifying the rights of, rather than goals for, children and young adults in out-of-home care; providing the roles and responsibilities of the Department of Children and Families, community-based care lead agencies, and other agency staff; designating a children’s ombudsman as an autonomous entity within the department; requiring the ombudsman, in consultation with the department and other specified entities and by a specified date, to develop standardized information explaining the rights of children and young adults placed in out-of-home care, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/3/2021 Senate • Filed
11/16/2021 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 53
11/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 11/30/21, 12:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
11/30/2021 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 94
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 52
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services