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August 15, 2003

Assembly Bill 2289: Would Authorize a Social Worker to Remove Child Without Court Order

Author:
Assemblymen Lopez, Clark, Christensen, Grannis, Green, Rivera P, Towns

Summary:
Among other things, this bill would have authorized social workers to remove a child from home without a court order.

Status:
This bill was introduced on January 29, 2003, and was in the Committee of Children and Families.
While the first year of the 2003-2004 session of the New York legislature ended June 20, 2003, this bill could be re-introduced in January of 2004.

HSLDA's Position:
This bill was opposed.

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