Legislature(2005 - 2006)

2005-05-12 Senate Journal

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2005-05-12                     Senate Journal                      Page 1622
HB 53                                                                                             
SENATE CS FOR CS FOR SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE 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, 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,                                   

2005-05-12                     Senate Journal                      Page 1623
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" which passed the Senate May 9 (page                                
1520) with engrossment waived, was engrossed and transmitted to the