GA HB603 | 2023-2024 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 27 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-03-01 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Juvenile Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Juvenile Code, so as to expedite and prioritize processes for the termination of parental rights in certain cases involving parental incapacity and child maltreatment; to revise and to provide for definitions; to revise circumstances for when reasonable efforts by DFCS are not required; to revise requirements for nonreunification hearings; to update a cross-reference; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to provide for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Juvenile Code; termination of parental rights involving parental incapacity and child maltreatment; expedite and prioritize processes



2023-03-01HouseHouse Second Readers
2023-02-28HouseHouse First Readers
2023-02-27HouseHouse Hopper

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