Missouri Supporting and Strengthening Families Act (HB 1433)
This law was last updated on Jun 28, 2016
HB 1433 would establish the Supporting and Strengthening Families Act. It would change the laws regarding the delegation of powers relating to the care and custody of a child.
The bill states that a parent or legal custodian of a child may, by a properly executed power of attorney, delegate to an attorney-in-fact, for up to one year, any of the powers regarding the care and custody of the child, except, among other things, the performance or inducement of an abortion on or for the child.
The bill would also require that during any child protective investigation that does not result in an an out-of-home placement, a child protective investigator must provide information to the parent or guardian about community service programs that provide respite, care, voluntary guardianship, or other support services for families in crisis.
Companion bill to SB 801.
Similar to HB 684, which failed to pass in 2015.