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The 2004 Florida Statutes

Title XXX
SOCIAL WELFARE
Chapter 409
SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE
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Section 409.1685, Florida Statutes 2004

409.1685  Children in foster care; annual report to Legislature.--The Department of Children and Family Services shall submit a written report to the substantive committees of the Legislature concerning the status of children in foster care and concerning the judicial review mandated by part X of chapter 39. This report shall be submitted by March 1 of each year and shall include the following information for the prior calendar year:

(1)  The number of 6-month and annual judicial reviews completed during that period.

(2)  The number of children in foster care returned to a parent, guardian, or relative as a result of a 6-month or annual judicial review hearing during that period.

(3)  The number of termination of parental rights proceedings instituted during that period which shall include:

(a)  The number of termination of parental rights proceedings initiated pursuant to s. 39.703; and

(b)  The total number of terminations of parental rights ordered.

(4)  The number of foster care children placed for adoption during that period.

History.--s. 1, ch. 80-175; s. 10, ch. 87-289; s. 19, ch. 95-144; s. 115, ch. 97-101; s. 38, ch. 98-280; s. 51, ch. 2000-153; s. 50, ch. 2001-62.


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