ACT 133, HB2350 HD2 SD1 CD1 , 6/29/2016

Posted on Jul 1, 2016 in 2016 Acts

RELATING TO FOSTER CHILDREN.

Updates the wording from “foster boarding home” to “resource family home” and “foster parent” to “resource caregiver”; establishes qualified immunity for resource caregivers and child caring institutions adhering to the reasonable and prudent parent standard; adds the requirement that resource caregivers and child care institutions use the reasonable and prudent parent standard when authorizing children in foster care to participate in activities; and changes the age from sixteen to fourteen years of age for children in foster care to be informed of services to transition from foster care to independent living. (HB2350 CD1)

ACT 133, HB2350 HD2 SD1 CD1