REPORT Title:

Foster Children; Consent

 

Description:

Authorizes foster parents to provide consents for routine educational and recreational needs and activities of their foster children. (SB1104 HD1)

 

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1104

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2001

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

H.D. 1


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO AUTHORITY OF FOSTER PARENTS TO PROVIDE CONSENTS FOR THE FOSTER CHILD'S EDUCATIONAL AND RECREATIONAL NEEDS.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Chapter 587, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"587-   Educational and recreational needs. Upon the first day of placement, foster parents may provide consent for the routine educational and recreational needs and activities of the foster children placed in their care, except for purposes regulated under title 8, chapters 53 and 56, of the Hawaii administrative rules."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.