An Act To Improve Degree and Career Attainment for Former Foster Children
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §4037-A, sub-§1, as enacted by PL 2011, c. 402, §5, is amended to read:
Sec. 2. 22 MRSA §4037-A, sub-§6 is enacted to read:
This bill raises the upper age limit, from 20 years of age to 26 years of age, for voluntary participation in extended care for persons who attained 18 years of age while in the care and custody of the State. The bill also directs the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over health and human services matters to annually request an organization with expertise in foster care to provide to the committee a report and briefing on the implementation of the law.