HB 123 & HB 45: HOUSE COMMITTEE HEARING (HS)
HOUSE – NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE: Human Services
TIME & DATE: 8:00AM on Tuesday, February 19, 2019
CHAIR: Rep. James B. Frank
HB 123 | RELATING TO PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS FOR FOSTER CHILDREN OR YOUTH, HOMELESS CHILDREN OR YOUTH, AND UNACCOMPANIED YOUTH.
Author: Rep. White | Bill Summary
Companion: SB 481
Allows for foster children, homeless youth and unaccompanied minors ages 18-21 to receive a copy of their birth certificate without requiring parental consent or any fee. Also grants fee waivers for foster children, homeless youth and unaccompanied minors when applying for a Driver’s License or ID.
HB 45 | RELATING TO CREATING A MENTOR PROGRAM FOR FOSTER YOUTH.
Author: Rep. Minjarez | Bill Summary
Requires DFPS to work with community based organizations to establish a mentor program to serve youth age 14 and older who are in foster care.