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20,1193 Section 1193. 46.95 (2) (f) 6. of the statutes is renumbered 49.165 (2) (f) 6.
20,1194 Section 1194. 46.95 (2) (f) 7. of the statutes is renumbered 49.165 (2) (f) 7.
20,1195 Section 1195. 46.95 (2) (f) 8. of the statutes is renumbered 49.165 (2) (f) 8.
20,1196 Section 1196. 46.95 (2) (f) 9. of the statutes is renumbered 49.165 (2) (f) 9.
20,1197 Section 1197. 46.95 (2) (f) 10. of the statutes is renumbered 49.165 (2) (f) 10.
20,1198 Section 1198. 46.95 (2m) of the statutes is renumbered 49.165 (2m).
20,1199 Section 1199. 46.95 (3) of the statutes is renumbered 49.165 (3).
20,1200 Section 1200. 46.95 (4) of the statutes is renumbered 49.165 (4).
20,1201 Section 1201. 46.976 of the statutes is repealed.
20,1202 Section 1202. 46.985 (2) (a) 2. of the statutes is repealed.
20,1203 Section 1203. 46.985 (2) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
46.985 (2) (f) Establish criteria for priority of services that take into account urgency of need, statewide consistency, developmental impact on eligible children, and other factors, so as to ensure that available funds are used consistently and effectively.
20,1204 Section 1204. 46.99 (title) of the statutes is renumbered 48.545 (title).
20,1205 Section 1205. 46.99 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 48.545 (1).
20,1206 Section 1206. 46.99 (2) (title) of the statutes is renumbered 48.545 (2) (title).
20,1207 Section 1207. 46.99 (2) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 48.545 (2) (a) (intro.) and amended to read:
48.545 (2) (a) (intro.) From the appropriations under s. 20.435 (3) 20.437 (1) (eg) and (nL), the department shall distribute $2,125,200 in each fiscal year to applying nonprofit corporations and public agencies operating in a county having a population of 500,000 or more and $1,199,300 in each fiscal year to applying county departments under s. 46.22, 46.23, 51.42, or 51.437 operating in counties other than a county having a population of 500,000 or more to provide programs to accomplish all of the following:
20,1208 Section 1208. 46.99 (2) (a) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 48.545 (2) (a) 1.
20,1209 Section 1209. 46.99 (2) (a) 2. of the statutes is renumbered 48.545 (2) (a) 2.
20,1210 Section 1210. 46.99 (2) (a) 3. of the statutes is renumbered 48.545 (2) (a) 3.
20,1211 Section 1211. 46.99 (2) (a) 4. of the statutes is renumbered 48.545 (2) (a) 4.
20,1212 Section 1212. 46.99 (2) (a) 5. of the statutes is renumbered 48.545 (2) (a) 5.
20,1213 Section 1213. 46.99 (2) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 48.545 (2) (b).
20,1214 Section 1214. 46.99 (3) of the statutes is renumbered 48.545 (3).
20,1215 Section 1215. 46.995 (title) of the statutes is renumbered 48.487 (title).
20,1216 Section 1216. 46.995 (1m) of the statutes is renumbered 48.487 (1m) and amended to read:
48.487 (1m) Tribal adolescent services allocation. From the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (3) 20.437 (1) (eg), the department may allocate $210,000 in each fiscal year to provide the grants specified in subs. (2), (3) (b), and (4m) (b).
20,1217 Section 1217. 46.995 (2) of the statutes is renumbered 48.487 (2).
20,1218 Section 1218. 46.995 (3) of the statutes is renumbered 48.487 (3).
20,1219 Section 1219. 46.995 (4m) of the statutes is renumbered 48.487 (4m).
20,1220 Section 1220. 46.997 (title) of the statutes is renumbered 48.647 (title).
20,1221 Section 1221. 46.997 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 48.647 (1).
20,1222 Section 1222. 46.997 (2) (title) of the statutes is renumbered 48.647 (2) (title).
20,1223 Section 1223. 46.997 (2) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 48.647 (2) (a) and amended to read:
48.647 (2) (a) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (3) 20.437 (1) (f), the department shall distribute not more than $0 in each fiscal year as grants to private agencies to provide 2nd-chance homes and related services to eligible persons who are placed under s. 48.63 (5) in 2nd-chance homes operated by those private agencies. A private agency that is awarded a grant under this paragraph may use the amount awarded under the grant to provide care and maintenance to eligible persons who are placed under s. 48.63 (5) in a 2nd-chance home operated by the private agency; provide services, including the services specified in sub. (3), to eligible persons who currently are or formerly were placed under s. 48.63 (5) in the 2nd-chance home, to the children and families of those eligible persons, and to the noncustodial parents of the children of those eligible persons; and, in the first year of the grant period, pay for the start-up costs, other than capital costs, of the private agency's program funded under this paragraph.
20,1224 Section 1224. 46.997 (2) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 48.647 (2) (b) and amended to read:
48.647 (2) (b) The department of health and family services shall award the grants under par. (a) on a competitive basis and according to request-for-proposal procedures that the department of health and family services shall prescribe in consultation with the department of workforce development, local health departments, as defined in s. 250.01 (4), and other providers of services to eligible persons. Those request-for-proposal procedures shall include a requirement that a private agency that applies for a grant under par. (a) include in its grant application proof that the private agency has the cultural competency to provide services under the grant to persons and families in the various cultures in the private agency's target population and that cultural competency is incorporated in the private agency's policies, administration, and practices. In awarding the grants under par. (a), the department of health and family services shall consider the need for those grants to be distributed both on a statewide basis and in the areas of the state with the greatest need for 2nd-chance homes and the need to provide placements for children who are voluntarily placed in a 2nd-chance home as well as for children who are placed in a 2nd-chance home by court order.
20,1225 Section 1225. 46.997 (2) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 48.647 (2) (c).
20,1226 Section 1226. 46.997 (2) (d) of the statutes is renumbered 48.647 (2) (d).
20,1227 Section 1227. 46.997 (2) (e) of the statutes is renumbered 48.647 (2) (e).
20,1228 Section 1228. 46.997 (3) of the statutes is renumbered 48.647 (3).
20,1229 Section 1229. 46.997 (4) of the statutes is renumbered 48.647 (4) and amended to read:
48.647 (4) Evaluation. From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (3) 20.437 (1) (f), the department shall conduct or shall select an evaluator to conduct an evaluation of the grant program under this section and, by June 1 of the 3rd calendar year beginning after the year in which the first grant under this section is awarded, shall submit a report on that evaluation to the governor and to the appropriate standing committees under s. 13.172 (3). The evaluation shall measure the economic self-sufficiency, parenting skills, independent living skills, and life choice decision-making skills of the eligible persons who received services under the program and any other criteria that the department determines to be appropriate for evaluation.
20,1230 Section 1230. 48.01 (1) (h) of the statutes is created to read:
48.01 (1) (h) To provide a just and humane program of services to nonmarital children, children and unborn children in need of protection or services, and the expectant mothers of those unborn children; to avoid duplication and waste of effort and money on the part of public and private agencies; and to coordinate and integrate a program of services to children and families.
20,1231 Section 1231. 48.02 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.02 (4) "Department" means the department of health and family services children and families.
20,1232 Section 1232. 48.02 (16) of the statutes is created to read:
48.02 (16) "Secretary" means the secretary of children and families.
20,1233 Section 1233. 48.06 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.06 (4) State aid. State aid to any county for court services under this section shall be at the same net effective rate that each county is reimbursed for county administration under s. 46.495 48.569. Counties having a population of less than 500,000 may use funds received under s. 46.495 48.569 (1) (d), including county or federal revenue sharing funds allocated to match funds received under s. 46.495 48.569 (1) (d), for the cost of providing court attached intake services in amounts not to exceed 50% of the cost of providing court attached intake services or $30,000 per county per calendar year, whichever is less.
20,1234 Section 1234. 48.21 (5) (b) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 48.21 (5) (b) 1. a. and amended to read:
48.21 (5) (b) 1. a. A finding that continued placement of the child in his or her home would be contrary to the welfare of the child. Unless the judge or circuit court commissioner finds that any of the circumstances specified in s. 48.355 (2d) (b) 1. to 5. applies, the order shall in addition include a‚ÄČ
b. A finding as to whether the person who took the child into custody and the intake worker have made reasonable efforts to prevent the removal of the child from the home, while assuring that the child's health and safety are the paramount concerns, and a unless the judge or circuit court commissioner finds that any of the circumstances specified in s. 48.355 (2d) (b) 1. to 5. applies.
c. A finding as to whether the person who took the child into custody and the intake worker have made reasonable efforts to make it possible for the child to return safely home or, if.
1m. If for good cause shown sufficient information is not available for the judge or circuit court commissioner to make a finding as to whether those reasonable efforts were made to prevent the removal of the child from the home, while assuring that the child's health and safety are the paramount concerns, a finding as to whether those reasonable efforts were made to make it possible for the child to return safely home and an order for the county department, department, in a county having a population of 500,000 or more, or agency primarily responsible for providing services to the child under the custody order to file with the court sufficient information for the judge or circuit court commissioner to make a finding as to whether those reasonable efforts were made to prevent the removal of the child from the home by no later than 5 days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, after the date of on which the order is granted.
20,1235 Section 1235. 48.21 (5) (b) 1. d. of the statutes is created to read:
48.21 (5) (b) 1. d. If the child is under the supervision of the county department or, in a county having a population of 500,000 or more, the department, an order ordering the child into the placement and care responsibility of the county department or department as required under 42 USC 672 (a) (2) and assigning the county department or department primary responsibility for providing services to the child.
20,1236 Section 1236. 48.21 (5) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.21 (5) (c) The judge or circuit court commissioner shall make the findings specified in par. (b) 1., 1m., and 3. on a case-by-case basis based on circumstances specific to the child and shall document or reference the specific information on which those findings are based in the custody order. A custody order that merely references par. (b) 1., 1m., or 3. without documenting or referencing that specific information in the custody order or an amended custody order that retroactively corrects an earlier custody order that does not comply with this paragraph is not sufficient to comply with this paragraph.
20,1237 Section 1237. 48.235 (4) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.235 (4) (b) The court shall order the agency identified under s. 48.355 (2) (b) 1. 48.33 (1) (c) as primarily responsible for the provision of services to notify the guardian ad litem, if any, regarding actions to be taken under par. (a).
20,1238 Section 1238. 48.235 (4m) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.235 (4m) (b) The court shall order the agency identified under s. 48.355 (2) (b) 1. 48.33 (1) (c) as primarily responsible for the provision of services to notify the guardian ad litem, if any, regarding actions to be taken under par. (a).
20,1239 Section 1239. 48.275 (2) (d) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
48.275 (2) (d) 2. In a county having a population of 500,000 or more, reimbursement payments shall be made to the clerk of courts of the county where the proceedings took place. Each payment shall be transmitted to the secretary of administration, who shall deposit the amount paid in the general fund and credit 25% of the amount paid to the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (3) 20.437 (1) (gx) and the remainder to the appropriation account under s. 20.550 (1) (L).
20,1240 Section 1240. 48.30 (6) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.30 (6) (b) If it appears to the court that disposition of the case may include placement of the child outside the child's home, the court shall order the child's parent to provide a statement of income, assets, debts, and living expenses to the court or the designated agency under s. 48.33 (1) at least 5 days before the scheduled date of the dispositional hearing or as otherwise ordered by the court. The clerk of court shall provide, without charge, to any parent ordered to provide a statement of income, assets, debts, and living expenses a document setting forth the percentage standard established by the department of workforce development under s. 49.22 (9) and the manner of its application established by the department of health and family services under s. 46.247 49.345 (14) (g) and listing the factors that a court may consider under s. 46.10 49.345 (14) (c).
20,1241 Section 1241. 48.31 (7) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.31 (7) (b) If it appears to the court that disposition of the case may include placement of the child outside the child's home, the court shall order the child's parent to provide a statement of income, assets, debts, and living expenses to the court or the designated agency under s. 48.33 (1) at least 5 days before the scheduled date of the dispositional hearing or as otherwise ordered by the court. The clerk of court shall provide, without charge, to any parent ordered to provide a statement of income, assets, debts, and living expenses a document setting forth the percentage standard established by the department of workforce development under s. 49.22 (9) and the manner of its application established by the department of health and family services under s. 46.247 49.345 (14) (g) and listing the factors that a court may consider under s. 46.10 49.345 (14) (c).
20,1242 Section 1242. 48.315 (2m) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
48.315 (2m) (a) 1. The court making an initial finding under s. 48.21 (5) (b) 1. or 1m., 48.355 (2) (b) 6., or 48.357 (2v) (a) 1. that reasonable efforts have been made to prevent the removal of the child from the home, while assuring that the child's health and safety are the paramount concerns, or an initial finding under s. 48.21 (5) (b) 3., 48.355 (2) (b) 6r., or 48.357 (2v) (a) 3. that those efforts were not required to be made because a circumstance specified in s. 48.355 (2d) (b) 1. to 5. applies, more than 60 days after the date on which the child was removed from the home.
20,1243 Section 1243. 48.32 (1) (b) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 48.32 (1) (b) 1. (intro.) and amended to read:
48.32 (1) (b) 1. (intro.) If at the time the consent decree is entered into the child is placed outside the home under a voluntary agreement under s. 48.63 or is otherwise living outside the home without a court order and if the consent decree maintains the child in that placement or other living arrangement, the consent decree shall include a all of the following:
a. A finding that placement of the child in his or her home would be contrary to the welfare of the child, a .
b. A finding as to whether the county department, the department, in a county having a population of 500,000 or more, or the agency primarily responsible for providing services to the child has made reasonable efforts to prevent the removal of the child from the home, while assuring that the child's health and safety are the paramount concerns, unless the judge or circuit court commissioner finds that any of the circumstances specified in s. 48.355 (2d) (b) 1. to 5. applies, and a .
c. A finding as to whether the county department, department, or agency has made reasonable efforts to achieve the goal of the child's permanency plan, unless return of the child to the home is the goal of the permanency plan and the judge or circuit court commissioner finds that any of the circumstances specified in s. 48.355 (2d) (b) 1. to 5. applies.
20,1244 Section 1244. 48.32 (1) (b) 1. d. of the statutes is created to read:
48.32 (1) (b) 1. d. If the child's placement or other living arrangement is under the supervision of the county department or, in a county having a population of 500,000 or more, the department, an order ordering the child into the placement and care responsibility of the county department or department as required under 42 USC 672 (a) (2) and assigning the county department or department primary responsibility for providing services to the child.
20,1245 Section 1245. 48.33 (4m) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.33 (4m) Support recommendations; information to parents. (intro.) In making a recommendation for an amount of child support under sub. (4), the agency shall consider the factors that the court considers under s. 46.10 49.345 (14) (c) for deviation from the percentage standard. Prior to the dispositional hearing under s. 48.335, the agency shall provide the child's parent with all of the following:
20,1246 Section 1246. 48.33 (4m) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.33 (4m) (b) A written explanation of how the parent may request that the court modify the amount of child support under s. 46.10 49.345 (14) (c).
20,1247 Section 1247. 48.335 (3g) of the statutes is renumbered 48.335 (3g) (intro.) and amended to read:
48.335 (3g) (intro.) At hearings under this section, if the agency, as defined in s. 48.38 (1) (a), is recommending placement of the child in a foster home, treatment foster home, group home, or residential care center for children and youth or in the home of a relative other than a parent, the agency shall present as evidence specific information showing that all of the following:
(a) That continued placement of the child in his or her home would be contrary to the welfare of the child, specific information showing that.
(b) That the county department, the department, in a county having a population of 500,000 or more, or the agency primarily responsible for providing services to the child has made reasonable efforts to prevent the removal of the child from the home, while assuring that the child's health and safety are the paramount concerns, unless any of the circumstances specified in s. 48.355 (2d) (b) 1. to 5. applies, and specific information showing that.
(c) That the county department, department, or agency has made reasonable efforts to achieve the goal of the child's permanency plan, unless return of the child to the home is the goal of the permanency plan and any of the circumstances specified in s. 48.355 (2d) (b) 1. to 5. applies.
20,1248 Section 1248. 48.355 (2) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
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