Status Summary

First reading, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.7.19.

Public hearing in the Senate Committee for Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.13.19.
As of mid-March, the bill is dead. However, it could “come back" during the 2019 session as an amendment on another bill or other mechanisms, or next year (since bills technically stay alive for the full 2019-20 biennium).

(updated 1.10.20)

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In Progress



SB 5860 adds to the statute related to the placement of children with kin the following language:

The department shall provide maintenance payments to unlicensed kinship caregivers with children placed by the department at the same rate as licensed foster parents.