SB 465-1_ Filed 04/11/2011, 11:26 Riecken
PREVAILED Roll Call No. _______
FAILED Ayes _______
WITHDRAWN Noes _______
RULED OUT OF ORDER
HOUSE MOTION ____
I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 465 be amended to read as follows:
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Page 67, after line 4, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: ; (11)MO046502.60. -->
"SECTION 60. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011] (a) The general
assembly urges the legislative council to assign the following topics
to a study committee for study:
(1) Requiring the department of child services to:
(A) develop and implement an intensive family
preservation program to:
(i) help preserve families by keeping children with their
(ii) provide families needed resources to stay together;
(B) develop and implement clear guidelines for the removal
of a child from the child's home;
(C) annually report to the Indiana child custody and
support advisory committee on the department of child
service's progress and implementation of the guidelines
described under clause (B); and
(D) develop and implement the method of differential
response in handling reports of child abuse and neglect.
(2) Ensuring that the laws in Indiana concerning foster care
are in compliance with the federal Fostering Connections to
Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-351).
(3) Requesting a waiver from the United States Department
of Health and Human Services that would allow the state to
provide payments to a relative who is providing care and
supervision to a child who would be or has been in foster care.
(4) Requesting a waiver from the United States Department
of Health and Human Services that would allow caseworkers
to focus on:
(A) finding permanent homes for older children by
establishing specialized youth permanency units; and
(B) employing differential response programs.
(b) If the topics listed in subsection (a) are assigned to a study
committee under subsection (a), the study committee shall issue a
final report to the legislative council containing the study
committee's findings and recommendations, including any
recommended legislation concerning the topics, not later than
November 1, 2011.
(c) This SECTION expires July 1, 2012.".
(Reference is to ESB 465 as printed April 8, 2011.)
MO046502/DI 110 2011