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Child Welfare Permanency Planning

Concerning modernization of the permanency hearing statutes.
2019 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Bill Summary

Child welfare - permanency hearing - burden of proof - clarifications. The act repeals and reenacts the provisions related to child welfare permanency hearings to reorganize the statutes and use consistent terminology related to permanency hearings. The act clarifies the burden of proof at permanency hearings. The act includes recent federal law changes.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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