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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.256 192nd (2021 - 2022)

An Act promoting the placement of foster children with family members and preventing discrimination against potential foster parents based on irrelevant convictions

By Ms. Meschino of Hull, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 256) of Joan Meschino relative to the placement of foster children with family members and preventing discrimination against potential foster parents based on irrelevant convictions. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Joan Meschino
Status:
Referred to House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading

Bill History

Displaying 11 actions for Bill H.256
Date Branch Action
3/29/2021 House Referred to the committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities
3/29/2021 Senate Senate concurred
6/4/2021 Joint Hearing scheduled for 06/15/2021 from 10:00 AM-01:00 PM in Virtual Hearing
6/23/2021 Joint Hearing scheduled for 07/07/2021 from 09:30 AM-01:00 PM in Virtual Hearing
1/27/2022 House Reporting date extended to Thursday June 2, 2022, pending concurrence
3/24/2022 Senate Senate concurred
6/2/2022 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
7/6/2022 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
7/31/2022 House Rules suspended
7/31/2022 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
1/3/2023 House No further action taken

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