CHINS and delinquent child dual determination

The Senate Family and Children Services Committee heard HB 1196 on CHINS and delinquent child dual determination sponsored by Sen. Head and Sen. Bray. Sen. Head explained that the bill coordinates services when a child is identified as both a CHINS and a delinquent. The … [Read more...]

Department of Child Service reporting

The Senate Family and Children Services Committee heard SB 364, concerning Department of Child Service Reporting, authored by Sen. Broden and Sen. Grooms.  The chair presented the bill, which amends the definition of “near fatality” for confidential records purposes … [Read more...]

CHINS and delinquent child dual jurisdiction

The House Judiciary heard HB 1196 concerning CHINS and delinquent child dual jurisdiction.  Author Rep. McNamara presented the legislation requiring the intake officer to screen for a dual jurisdiction child. The Committee adopted an amendment outlining the dual … [Read more...]