Foster care; Department of Social Services to study and develop code of ethics and responsibilty. (SJ98)

Introduced By

Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Study; Department of Social Services to study foster care code of ethics; report. Requests the Department of Social Services to study and develop a statewide foster care code of ethics and responsibility agreement. In conducting its study, the Department shall: (i) identify mutual responsibilities of foster parents, foster care workers, and directors of child-placing agencies, including local departments; (ii) develop a foster care code of ethics and responsibilities agreement to be signed by each foster care parent and worker, as well as the local department of social services' or child-placing agency's chief executive officer; and (iii) develop a grievance procedure to be used for violations of the code of ethics. Read the Bill »

Status

02/01/2008: Awaiting a Vote in the Rules Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088091336
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
02/01/2008Stricken at request of Patron in Rules

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HJ93.