KY SB53 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - to Health & Welfare (S)
Pending: Senate Health and Welfare Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 405.023 to establish that the KinCare Support Program shall include respite care for low-income fictive kin caregivers; amend KRS 605.120 to require the establishment of a program for kinship and fictive kin care that will include monetary provisions for relative and fictive kin caregivers who have temporary or permanent custody of a child that shall be at a minimum $300 monthly per child through the age of 18; amend KRS 610.010 to conform.

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AN ACT relating to kinship and fictive kin care.



2019-01-08Senateto Health & Welfare (S)
2019-01-08Senateintroduced in Senate
2018-12-10SenatePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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