GA SB368 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Introduced on February 5 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-18 - Senate Read and Referred
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL To be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to children and youth services, so as to prohibit child-placing agencies from being required to perform, assist, counsel, recommend, consent to, refer, or participate in any placement of a child for foster care or adoption when the placement violates certain religious or moral convictions of the child-placing agency; to provide for nondiscrimination of such child-placing agencies by entities of state and local government; to provide that certain actions shall not form the basis of a civil action; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

Children and Youth Services; child-placing agencies from being required to perform or participate; when placement violates certain religious or moral convictions of the child-placing agency; prohibit

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-18SenateSenate Read and Referred
2020-02-05SenateSenate Hopper

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