The Department intends to amend Rule 65C-30.015, New Reports Received, Removal and Placement of Children, to address the needs of minor parents in care.  

Document Information

Comments Open:
4/15/2019
Summary:
The amendments accomplish the following: (1) Requires notification to Children’s Legal Services when new reports of abuse, neglect, or abandonment are received on active cases; (2) Changes terminology from “mother” to “parent”; and (3) Requires a staffing to re-assess child safety, permanency, or well-being needs prior to investigative closure.
Purpose:
The Department intends to amend Rule 65C-30.015, New Reports Received, Removal and Placement of Children, to address the needs of minor parents in care.
Rulemaking Authority:
39.012, 39.0121(2), F.S.
Law:
39.401, F.S.
Contact:
Jodi Abramowitz. Jodi can be reached at 850-717-4470 or Jodi.abramowitz@myflfamilies.com.
Related Rules: (1)
65C-30.015. New Reports Received, Removal, and Placement of Children