Bill Status of HB5867 95th General Assembly
Short Description: JUV CT-FAMILY PRESERVATN SRVCS
Rep. Mary E. Flowers
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children and Family Services Act and the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that when a child is the subject of an action under the "Abused, Neglected or Dependent Minors" Article of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 and the child's service plan calls for certain family preservation services, the court hearing the action under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 may order the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to provide the family preservation services set out in the plan under certain circumstances. Requires DCFS to enhance its program of family preservation services. Provides for a $1,500 stipend for youths who cease to be wards of DCFS. Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. In provisions concerning dispositional orders with respect to abused, neglected, or dependent minors, makes changes concerning a court's findings and the service plan developed by DCFS; provides that unless otherwise specifically authorized by law, the court is not empowered to order specific placements, specific services, or specific service providers to be included in the plan. Authorizes a court to select the goal of long-term foster care as a permanency goal. Makes other changes.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/15/2008||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers|| 2/15/2008||House||First Reading|| 2/15/2008||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|