RI S2022 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2018 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-05-25 - Referred to House Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Provides that a child in foster care on eighteenth birthday due to filing of petition may elect to continue with DCYF and under supervision of the court until age twenty-one (21) provided certain circumstances are met.

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Proceedings In Family Court--voluntary Extension Of Care Act


Roll Calls

2018-05-23 - Senate - Voluntary extension of care act approval of amendment (Y: 34 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-05-23 - Senate - Passage as amended (Y: 34 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-05-25HouseReferred to House Judiciary
2018-05-23SenateSenate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
2018-05-17SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (05/23/2018)
2018-05-15SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2018-05-11SenateScheduled for consideration (05/15/2018)
2018-02-01SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2018-01-26SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/01/2018)
2018-01-22SenateMeeting postponed (01/23/2018)
2018-01-19SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2018-01-11SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Judiciary


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