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November 24, 2008

Senate Bill 464: Allowing Large Families to Foster Children

Sponsors:
Senators Sheila Roberge, Joseph Kenney, John Barnes, Jr., Robert Letourneau, Theodore Gatsas, Robert Clegg, Jr., Daniel Itse, Maureen Mooney, Nancy Elliot, and Jordan Ulery

Summary:
Senate Bill 464 amends current law to allow families with six or more children to foster additional children. (Current law limits foster families to a maximum of six children.)

Status:

1/2/2008(Senate) Introduced and Referred to Health and Human Services Committee
2/5/2008(Senate) Public Hearing, 11 a.m., State House Room 100
2/8/2008(Senate) Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment
2/14/2008(Senate) Committee Amendment, Amendment Adopted, Voice Vote
2/14/2008(Senate) Ought to Pass with Amendment, Motion Adopted, Voice Vote; Ordered to Third Reading
2/14/2008(Senate) Passed Senate
3/4/2008(House) Introduced and Referred to Children and Family Law
3/19/2008(House) Public Hearing, 10 a.m., LOB 206
4/1/2008(House) Subcommittee Work Session
4/3/2008(House) Executive Session
4/22/2008(House) Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for April 30 Reg (Vote 12-3)
4/30/2008(House) Inexpedient to Legislate: Motion Adopted Voice Vote

HSLDA's Position:
Support.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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