Legislature(2005 - 2006)
2005-05-04 Senate JournalFull Journal pdf
2005-05-04 Senate Journal Page 1330 HB 53 The Health, Education and Social Services Committee considered CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 53(FIN) "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, 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; and providing for an effective date" and recommended it be replaced with SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 53(HES) Signing do pass: Senator Dyson, Chair, Senators Wilken, Green, Olson. Signing no recommendation: Senator Elton. The following previously published fiscal information applies: Fiscal Note No. 12, Department of Administration Fiscal Note No. 13, Department of Administration Fiscal Note No. 14, Alaska Court System 2005-05-04 Senate Journal Page 1331 Fiscal Note No. 15, Department of Health and Social Services Fiscal Note No. 16, Department of Health and Social Services Fiscal Note No. 17, Department of Law The bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee.