Status Summary

Passed out of the House Committee on Early Learning & Human Services and on Feb 17th referred to Appropriations Committee.

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HB1825 authorizes the department of social and health services to complete a family assessment response upon the verbal agreement , as opposed to written consent, of a parent to participate and extends the timeline for completing a family assessment response to 90 days, with the ability to extend the period for services essential to reducing risk of harm to the child and improving or restoring family well-being. The bill also addresses a criminal offense that is within the categories of disqualifying crimes described in the adoption and safe families act of 1997.