Report Title: Child Protective Act; Foster Care; Grandparents; Safe Family Home; Relative Placement Preference; Written Response; Service Plan; DHS
Description: Clarifies the purpose of the child protective act. Allows certain contact between grandparents and a child in foster care. Includes grandparents under the definition of "family". Expands the factors to be considered when providing a child with a safe family home to include evaluations conducted by a domestic violence service provider with certain specialized training. Requires foster placement preference to be given to approved relatives, if it is in the best interest of the child. Establishes written response requirements for DHS to a complainant after child abuse or neglect investigation. Requires a service plan to include an evaluation or assessment of parents by a domestic violence service provider in cases of alleged or confirmed domestic violence. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
Package: None
Current Referral: HUS, JHA, FIN
Introducer(s): TAKENOUCHI

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2/7/2023HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with Representative(s) Garcia voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
2/7/2023HReported from HUS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 148) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JHA.
2/2/2023HThe committee on HUS recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, Belatti, Ilagan, Kobayashi, Takenouchi, Nishimoto; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Garcia; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Amato.
1/30/2023HBill scheduled to be heard by HUS on Thursday, 02-02-23 9:00AM in House conference room 329 VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE.
1/30/2023HReferred to HUS, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 3
1/25/2023HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/23/2023HPending introduction.

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