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Foster Youth Sibling Bill Of Rights

Concerning increasing protections to ensure foster youth siblings maintain sibling relationships by providing foster youth siblings with certain rights, and, in connection therewith, establishing the foster youth sibling bill of rights.
2019 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Bill Summary

Foster care - bill of rights for sibling youth in foster care. The act establishes certain rights for sibling youth in foster care, unless the rights are not in the best interests of either sibling, regardless of whether the parental rights of one or more of the foster youth's parents have been terminated.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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