AN ACT TO MAKE REVISIONS TO THE JUVENILE CODE PURSUANT TO RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE COURT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP).
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Modifies the proposed changes to GS 7B-906.2 concerning permanent plans and concurrent planning. Clarifies that concurrent planning must continue until a permanent plan is or has been achieved. Now provides that reunification must be a primary or secondary plan unless the permanent plan is or has been achieved. Provides that the finding that reunification efforts clearly would be unsuccessful or inconsistent with the juvenile's health or safety may be made at any permanency planning hearing. Makes further clarifying and conforming changes to proposed and existing language.
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