View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 3509

The Committee on Judiciary proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 3509 (COUNCIL\VR\3509C001.NBD.VR21):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 1, by striking Section 63-7-2790(A) and inserting:

/ (A)If the department denies, disqualifies, terminates, or suspends a child from participation in the extended foster care program created pursuant to this article, the department shall notify the child in writing of the right to appeal the adverse decision through the department's fair hearings procedures, unless there is a case pending before the family court that can dispose of the issue. Such notice must be served by certified mail. The notice must explain the fair hearings procedures and must inform the child that notice of intent to appeal must be submitted within thirty days of receipt of the adverse decision. /