Introduced Version






HOUSE

RESOLUTION No. ___



Introduced by: Riecken


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        A RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to establish an interim study committee to review the federal Fostering Connection to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 and how Indiana is meeting the goals of this law.
    

    Whereas, The federal Fostering Connection to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 helps vulnerable children find a safe, loving, and permanent home by increasing opportunities for adoption and relative guardianship; and

    Whereas, The act will also improve critical education and health care services for children in foster care and better prepare older youth for adulthood by extending federal support for transition programs to age 21: Therefore,


Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the legislative council is urged to establish an interim study committee to review the federal Fostering Connection to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 and how Indiana is meeting the goals of this law.
    SECTION 2. That the committee, if established, shall operate under the direction of the legislative council, and that the committee shall issue a final report when directed to do so by the council.


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HR 1543/DI 84

2011


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