Status Summary

Senate - 05/10/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Updated 5/26/21)

Legislative Session



In Progress


Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood

This act would ensure that grandfamilies and all kinship families are eligible for services under the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA). The act would provide additional support to these families by calling for specialized training to help kinship caregivers navigate the complicated supports and services they are eligible to receive, and coordinate with the National Technical Assistance Center on Grandfamilies and Kinship Families that was createad in the American Rescue Plan.