HB1234 (2018) Detail

Permitting foster parents to intervene in a legal proceeding involving the custody of a child in their care.


HB 1234 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2171

05/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1234

 

AN ACT permitting foster parents to intervene in a legal proceeding involving the custody of a child in their care.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Morrison, Rock. 9; Rep. M. McCarthy, Hills. 29

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits a foster parent who has had continuous care of a child for a specified period of time to intervene in a proceeding under RSA 169-C.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2171

05/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT permitting foster parents to intervene in a legal proceeding involving the custody of a child in their care.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Child Protection Act; Foster Parent; Right to Intervene.  Amend RSA 169-C by inserting after section 19-e the following new section:

169-C:19-f  Foster Parent; Right to Intervene.  Any foster parent who has had continuous care of a child for more than 15 months may intervene as an interested party in any proceeding under this chapter regarding the custody of the child.  Such intervention may be made anonymously or in the name of the foster parent.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.

Links

HB1234 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 23, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
Feb. 21, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1234 Revision: 2115 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 2:23 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 1 P. 4
Jan. 23, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/23/2018 01:00 PM LOB TBA
Feb. 2, 2018 ==RECESSED== Subcommittee Work Session: 02/02/2018 01:00 PM LOB 206
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 11:00 AM LOB 206
Feb. 5, 2018 ==CONTINUED== Subcommittee Work Session: 02/05/2018 03:00 PM LOB 206
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 11:00 AM LOB 206
Feb. 21, 2018 ==RESCHEDULED== Executive Session: 02/21/2018 11:00 AM LOB 206
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 12-0; CC) HC 9 P. 3
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 12-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 4