Missouri Supporting and Strengthening Families Act (SB 801)
This law was last updated on Jun 28, 2016
SB 801 would establish the Supporting and Strengthening Families Act. It would changes 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 also provides that during a child protective investigation that does not result in an out-of-home placement, the child protective investigator shall provide information to the parent about community service programs that provide support services for families in crisis.
Companion to HB 1433.
Similar to HB 684, which failed to pass in 2015.