SB 876 Kinship Guardianship Assistance program.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)

Kinship Guardianship Assistance program. Creates the Kinship Guardianship Assistance program (the program) to facilitate child placements with relatives and ensure permanency for children for whom adoption or being returned home are not appropriate permanency options. The bill sets forth eligibility criteria for the program, payment allowances to kinship guardians, and requirements for kinship guardianship assistance agreements. The bill also requires the Board of Social Services to promulgate regulations for the program. The provisions of the bill are contingent on funding in a general appropriation act.

Full text:
12/15/16  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102201D  pdf | impact statement
01/27/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17102201D-E  pdf | impact statement

House amendments
Senate amendments

12/15/16  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102201D
12/15/16  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/13/17  Senate: Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N)
01/13/17  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
01/25/17  Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
01/26/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  Senate: Read second time
01/27/17  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
01/27/17  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
01/27/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB876E
01/27/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17102201D-E
01/30/17  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/02/17  House: Read first time
02/02/17  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/09/17  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
02/09/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/09/17  House: Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/15/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/21/17  House: Left in Appropriations