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Appeal Procedures Dependency And Neglect Cases

Concerning amending the appeals procedures in dependency and neglect cases to minimize delay in achieving permanency for children.
2022 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Courts & Judicial
Bill Summary

A child welfare appeals workgroup was established in the state judicial department that made recommendations for changes in 2021. The act requires the child welfare appeals workgroup to monitor those changes, study changes to the child welfare appeals system, and submit reports in January 2023 and July 2024.

The act requires the district court to make written orders within 35 days after a hearing.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/30/2022 Signed Act PDF
    03/25/2022 Final Act PDF
    03/17/2022 Rerevised PDF
    03/16/2022 Revised PDF
    03/03/2022 Reengrossed PDF
    03/02/2022 Engrossed PDF
    01/21/2022 Introduced PDF

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