DART-LANG-BROSNAHAN-LYONS,JOSEPH-SCOTT, PUGH, GILES,
SCULLY, GASH, NOVAK AND O'BRIEN.
JUV CT-BEST INTEREST OF MINOR
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that in cases
involving an abused, neglected, or dependent minor placed in shelter
care or subject to a dispositional hearing, the court shall consider
all relevant factors in determining the best interest of the minor.
Provides that no single factor shall be allowed to outweigh all other
factors in analyzing the best interest of the minor. Includes factors
to be considered in the court's determination of the best interest of
the minor. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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