Children Generally in Child Welfare Cases - Legislation

  1. Florida House Bill 561, Attorney Representation for Vulnerable Children, 2014 Sessionavailable at

    1. Kathleen O'Brien, Once Silent, Disabled Florida Kids Now Have Someone Speaking on Their Behalf, NationSwell (July 3, 2014), available at

  2. Florida Senate Bill 1860, Attorney Representation for Children, 2010 Session (died in Cmte. on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs), available at

  3. Florida Senate Bill 1468, Attorney Representation for Children in Nursing Homes, 2013 Session (died in cmte)available at

  4. Washington State House Bill 2735, Encouraging the need for representation of children in dependency matters, 2010 Session, available at

  5. Washington State House Bill 6126, Relating to representation of children in dependency matters, 2014 Session,available at

  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