Status Summary

Pre-filed for introduction on 12.20.2019. First reading, referred to Human Services & Early Learning on 1.13.2020. Public hearing in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on 1.14.20. (updated 3.13.20)

Legislative Session



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Rep. Griffey

Courts shall direct the department, instead of the clerk, to publish notices of hearings for parents and guardians in required cases (i.e. unknown whereabouts). The cost of this publication would be paid by the department instead of the county.