Overview - Children and Families Interim Committee has
responsibility for monitoring DPHHS, reviewing their administrative rules, conducting
interim studies, and generally reviewing areas relevant to health and human
Draft Legislation considered on September 12 and 13:
SJ 37: Child Welfare Study: LCCF01,
statute revision commission (NOT ADOPTED) LCCF11,
revisions to statutes: discovery, termination, policy, jurisdiction,
appeals, notice, reunification
Table of Contents of LCCF11. (SUPPORTED CONCEPT)
Foster Parent Liability (ADOPTED Draft Legislation: See LC0440.)
Drug-Endangered Children Committee child endangerment legislation
"Grandparents raising Grandchildren"
school authorization affidavit (ADOPTED. See LC0448.)
continuing custody affidavit (ADOPTED. See LC0443.)
medical authorization affidavit (ADOPTED. See LC0447.)
clarifying grandparent contact statute (ADOPTED. See LC0445.)
SJ 41: Mental Health Crisis Response Study: LCCF10:
Transportation of the Mentally Ill (Committee did not adopt.) LCCF09:
Mental Health Parity (Committee did not adopt.) LCCF07:
Gravely Disabled (Committee did not adopt.) LCCF14:
Define "professional person" to include psychologists (ADOPTED.
See LC0441.) LCCF13:
Amend "behavioral health inpatient facility" to allow licensure
of nonhospital based facilities (ADOPTED. See LC0442.)
DPHHS Consumer Affairs proposal (Committee did not adopt.)
Expand CHIP eligibility to 165% of Federal Poverty Level LC0439.
Ombudsman access top long-term care facilities LC0444.
Clarify sponsor notification for administrative rules LC0446.