HB40 (2011) Detail

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


HB 40 – AS INTRODUCED

2011 SESSION

11-0123

05/03

HOUSE BILL 40

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

SPONSORS: Rep. C. Vita, Straf 3

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

ANALYSIS

This bill increases the maximum number of children that may be placed in a licensed foster family home.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

11-0123

05/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eleven

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

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

1 Residential Care and Child-Placing Agency Licensing; Maximum Number of Children in a Licensed 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 [a sibling] an additional child or a sibling group of no more than 3 children or a group of more than 3 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), place the [sibling] child or group of siblings in the foster family home.

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

Links

HB40 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB40 Revision: 18922 Date: Dec. 30, 2010, midnight

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