RI H7110 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2018 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-02-07 - Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Provides that a child, who is in foster care on their eighteenth (18th) birthday may voluntarily elect to continue responsibility for care and placement from DCYF and to remain under the legal supervision of the court until age twenty-one (21).

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Proceedings In Family Court--voluntary Extension Of Care Act



2018-02-07HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2018-02-02HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/07/2018)
2018-01-23HouseMeeting postponed (01/24/2018)
2018-01-19HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2018-01-11HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary


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