Bill Status of HB4954 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: HOMELESS FOSTER YOUTH DATA
Rep. Lakesia Collins
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that on January 1, 2024, and every 2 years thereafter, the Department of Children and Family Services shall collect data and report to the General Assembly on the percentage of Black and Latino former foster youth who experienced homelessness or became involved with the criminal justice system within 18 months of aging out of foster care. Provides that the data on criminal justice involvement shall include a breakdown of the percentage of Black and Latino former foster youth who experienced an arrest, conviction, or overnight stay at a correctional facility within 18 months of aging out of foster care.