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SB21-117

Foster Care Student Services Coordination

Concerning consistent procedures between schools and county departments of human services relating to students in out-of-home placement.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subjects:
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Human Services
Bill Summary

The bill amends provisions concerning students in out-of-home placement that mandate cooperation between schools and county departments of human or social services (county departments) relating to education. Specifically, the bill:

  • Amends the definition of "student in out-of-home placement" to align with those students in custody of county departments;
  • Streamlines billing practices for transportation services provided to students in out-of-home placement by requiring the use of invoices and forms approved by both the department of education and the state department of human services; and
  • Authorizes school districts and the state charter school institute establishing transportation plans with county departments, as required by law, to establish transportation plans by region or through a board of cooperative services.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/26/2021 Signed Act PDF
    04/16/2021 Final Act PDF
    04/12/2021 Rerevised PDF
    04/09/2021 Revised PDF
    03/22/2021 Reengrossed PDF
    03/19/2021 Engrossed PDF
    02/23/2021 Introduced PDF