Protecting Families

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HB 1932 (Levine)
Child-placing agencies; conscience clause; repeal.
Assigned HWI sub: Social Services

Child-placing agencies; conscience clause; repeal. – HB 1932 (Levine) Repeals provisions that allowed child-placing agencies to refuse to perform, assist with, counsel, recommend, consent to, refer, or participate in any child placements when the proposed placement would violate the agency’s written religious or moral convictions or policies. EV SUPPORTS

HB 1932 Status: Assigned HWI sub: Social Services

SB 1321 (Boysko)
Confirmatory adoption.
Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services

Confirmatory adoption. – SB 1321 (Boysko) Expands the stepparent adoption provisions to allow a person who is not the child’s stepparent but has a legitimate interest in the child to file a joint petition for adoption with the child’s birth parent or parent by adoption. EV SUPPORTS

Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services