90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0055
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Short description: 
DCFS-TRANSITIONAL HOUSING                                                  

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the  Children  and  Family  Services  Act.  Provides  that      
   shelter care shall include reception and diagnostic centers for minors      
   who are homeless or otherwise under the custody or guardianship of the      
   Department.  Provides that the Department shall ensure that a complete      
   evaluation   of   the  minor  is  conducted  to  determine  the  least      
   restrictive setting that serves the minor's best interests.   Provides      
   that  residential  facilities  shall include campus-style settings for      
   minors who cannot be served in their own homes and whose needs  cannot      
   be met by foster family home services or other similar substitute care      
   arrangements.   Provides for the authorization for the development and      
   certification of  transitional  housing  placement  program  services.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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