Status Summary

Senate - 06/22/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Legislative Session



In Progress


Sen. Casey

This bill requires states to notify kinship caregivers (e.g., grandparents or other relatives caring for a minor child) about (1) the care and placement options under federal, state, and local laws; (2) the requirements to become a foster family home; (3) whether the state has elected to make guardianship assistance payments; and (4) other policies under the state program that may assist such caregivers.