Status Summary

ELHS - majority; 1st substitute bill (ELHS 18), passed on 1/22 and third reading passed on 1/22
HB2256 was referred to the Senate Human Services committee. On 2/21 executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services & Corrections; majority pass. On 2/22, referred to Rules for second reading
On 2/26 bill was placed on consent calendar.
On 2/27, Rules suspended and placed on third reading. Passed on third reading; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0.
On 3/3, Speaker signed and on 3/5, President signed.
On 3/6, delivered to Governor. He will take action on the bill on 3/9.
(updated 3/8).

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Rep. Graves

All components of foster parent pre-service training shall be made available online.The department shall allow individuals to complete as much online pre-service training as is practicable.

As amended by the Early Learning and HS Committee, HB2256 requires that some of the pre-service training be completed in person.