Senate Bill 291: Increases Requirements for Removing Custody from a Parent with a Disability

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Last Updated: February 8, 2017
Senate Bill 291: Increases Requirements for Removing Custody from a Parent with a Disability
Sponsors:
Senator Shealy
Summary:

This bill requires that reasonable efforts to prevent the removal of a child from a parent or legal guardian who has a disability must include efforts that are individualized and based upon a parent's or legal guardian's specific disability. Also, it prevents termination of a parental rights solely on the basis of a parent's disability.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

See "Bill History" link below.

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Bill History