Bill Text - HB1234 (2018)

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


Revision: Nov. 7, 2017, 2:23 p.m.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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

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.