Children Generally in Child Welfare Cases - Legislation

  1. Florida House Bill 561, Attorney Representation for Vulnerable Children, 2014 Sessionavailable at http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=51672.

    1. Kathleen O'Brien, Once Silent, Disabled Florida Kids Now Have Someone Speaking on Their Behalf, NationSwell (July 3, 2014), available at http://nationswell.com/florida-disabled-kids-children-special-needs/.

  2. Florida Senate Bill 1860, Attorney Representation for Children, 2010 Session (died in Cmte. on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs), available at http://archive.flsenate.gov/Session/index.cfm?Mode=Bills&SubMenu=1&Tab=session&BI_Mode=ViewBillInfo&BillNum=1860&Chamber=Senate&Year=2010&Title=-%3EBill%2520Info:S%25201860-%3ESession%25202010.

  3. Florida Senate Bill 1468, Attorney Representation for Children in Nursing Homes, 2013 Session (died in cmte)available at http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=51672.

  4. Washington State House Bill 2735, Encouraging the need for representation of children in dependency matters, 2010 Session, available at http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=2735&year=2009.

  5. Washington State House Bill 6126, Relating to representation of children in dependency matters, 2014 Session,available at http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=6126.

  6. Washington State Senate Bill 6716, 2009-10 Regular Session (re: notifying children of their right to request legal counsel in their dependency and termination proceedings under RCW 13.34.100), available at http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=6716&year=2009.