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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1542         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1444

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kay Khan

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to eliminate unnecessary time in foster care.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Paul J. Donato

35th Middlesex

Marcos A. Devers

16th Essex

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1542        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1444

By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1444) of Kay Khan and others relative to the granting temporary or permanent custody to a parent when the other parent is deemed unfit.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to eliminate unnecessary time in foster care.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1.  Section 26 (a) of chapter 119 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first sentence the following new sentence:-

              The court may thereafter grant temporary or permanent custody of the child to the child’s parent without a finding that the child’s other parent is unfit or adjudicating the child in need of care and protection.

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