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2005-07-01 House Journal

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2005-07-01                     House Journal                      Page 2170
HB 53                                                                                             
A message dated June 30, 2005, was received stating the Governor has                                
signed the following bill and is transmitting the engrossed and enrolled                            
copies to the Lieutenant Governor's office for permanent filing:                                    
    SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 53(FIN)                                              
    am S                                                                                            
    "An Act relating to child-in-need-of-aid proceedings; amending                                  
    the construction of statutes pertaining to children in need of aid;                             
    relating to guardianships; relating to the confidentiality of                                   
    investigations, court hearings, court records, and public agency                                
    records and information in child-in-need-of-aid matters and                                     
    certain child protection matters, to immunity regarding disclosure                              
    of information in child-in-need-of-aid matters and certain child                                
    protection matters, to proceedings regarding voluntary                                          
    relinquishment and termination of a parent and child relationship,                              

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    to eligibility for permanent fund dividends for certain children in                             
    the custody of the state, and to juvenile delinquency proceedings                               
    and placements; reestablishing and relating to a state citizens'                                
    review panel; amending the obligation of a public agency to                                     
    disclose agency information pertaining to a child in need of aid;                               
    relating to disclosure of confidential or privileged information                                
    about children and families involved with children's services                                   
    within the Department of Health and Social Services to officials                                
    for review or use in official capacities; relating to reports of harm                           
    and to adoptions and foster care; relating to consent for the                                   
    medication of children in state custody; prescribing the rights of                              
    family members related to child-in-need-of-aid cases and                                        
    establishing a familial priority for adoption; modifying adoption                               
    and placement procedures in certain child-in-need-of-aid cases;                                 
    amending Rules 9 and 13, Alaska Adoption Rules, Rules 3, 17.2,                                  
    18, and 22, Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rules of Procedure, and                                 
    Rules 14 and 15, Alaska Rules of Probate Procedure; relating to                                 
    the admissibility into evidence of the prior recorded statement of a                            
    crime victim less than 16 years of age; and amending Rule 801,                                  
     Alaska Rules of Evidence; and providing for an effective date."                               
    Chapter No. 64, SLA 2005                                                                        
    Effective Date:  July 1, 2005