TITLE 14
Delinquent and Dependent Children

CHAPTER 14-1
Proceedings in Family Court

SECTION 14-1-30.2


§ 14-1-30.2 Foster parents – Notice of court proceedings.

The department of children, youth and families shall provide notice to foster parents, pre-adoptive parents or relatives providing care for a child of any review or hearing to be held with respect to a child in the care of the department. The foster parents, pre-adoptive parents or relatives providing care for a child may attend the hearing and file with the court a report, either written or oral, for the purpose of conveying to the court information relating to the best interest of the child. Nothing in this section shall be construed to give the foster parents, pre-adoptive parents or relatives providing care for a child legal standing as a party to the petition.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1984, ch. 193, § 1; P.L. 1998, ch. 87, § 1.)