DART-LANG-BROSNAHAN-LYONS,JOSEPH-SCOTT AND FLOWERS.
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, in determining
the best interest of the minor, shall consider all relevant factors
that materially promote the welfare of the minor, including evidence
of home conditions not financially related, school performance,
attachment to household members, and the detrimental effect due to a
change in a caretaker. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (DCFS)
No fiscal impact will result from HB60.
No decrease or increase in need for the number of judges.
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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