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Senate Bill 0515


Senate Bill 0515

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Court appointed special advocates. Adds court appointed special advocates (CASA) to the list of individuals who may: (1) petition a court to order a custodian to obtain counseling for a child; (2) petition a juvenile court to modify a dispositional decree; and (3) receive a notice of an initial hearing concerning a children in need of services (CHINS) petition. Permits the county office of family and children to request that a juvenile court appoint a CASA for a child. Provides that a court may make certain CHINS reports available to a CASA.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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