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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

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  • 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    3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 792, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/3/2021 at 8:22 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 11/29/2021 (pdf)
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Post-Meeting) 11/30/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 563 Children and Young Adults in Out-of-home Care Skidmore Similar Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    11/30/2021 12:30 PM Children, Families, and Elder Affairs 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.4085 Goals for dependent children; responsibilities; education. Page 2 (pdf)
    39.4088 Page 6 (pdf)

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