HB165 (2009) Detail

Relative to the number of children in a licensed foster home.


HB 165 – AS INTRODUCED

2009 SESSION

09-0402

05/09

HOUSE BILL 165

AN ACT relative to the number of children in a licensed foster home.

SPONSORS: Rep. N. Elliott, Hills 19; Rep. Hogan, Hills 25; Rep. Villeneuve, Hills 18; Rep. Boyce, Belk 5; Rep. Coffey, Merr 6; Sen. Roberge, Dist 9; Sen. Letourneau, Dist 19; Sen. Gatsas, Dist 16

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

ANALYSIS

This bill permits a licensed foster family home with 6 children to take an additional child or to take a sibling or group of siblings of a child already in their care.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

09-0402

05/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nine

AN ACT relative to the number of children in a licensed foster home.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Foster Family Home. Amend RSA 170-E:25, II(a)(2) to read as follows:

(2) If the limit of 6 children under subparagraph (a)(1) is reached, the foster family is willing and able to take another child or to take a sibling or a group of siblings of a child already in their care, and the department has concluded that the foster family is able to provide for the safety, permanency, and well-being of the child or children, the department may, notwithstanding the limitations of subparagraph (a)(1), provide a waiver to place the child, sibling, or group of siblings in the foster family home.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB165 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB165 Revision: 12540 Date: Jan. 12, 2009, midnight

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