Bill Status of SB2655 100th General Assembly
Short Description: JUV CT-PERMANENCY GOALS
Sen. Mattie Hunter
| 2/8/2018||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that in selecting a permanency goal for a minor over age 15 of substitute care pending independence, the Department of Children and Family Services may provide services to enable reunification and to strengthen the minor's connections with family, fictive kin, and other responsible adults, provided the services are in the minor's best interest. Provides that those services shall be documented in the service plan. Makes conforming changes in the Children and Family Services Act.