**HF342 will be an informational hearing with no formal action taken on the bill**
Presentation: Overview of child welfare policy, data, and outcomes
David Sanders, PH.D., Executive Vice President for Systems Improvement, Casey Family Programs
Presentation: Data findings on African American children in Minnesota's child protection system
Jamie Sorenson and Nikki Kovan, Department of Human Services
-HF499 (Kresha) Child Welfare Training System modification required, report required, rule making authorized, and money appropriated.
-HF554 (Moran): Allowing parents to petition directly for restored custody; expunged records no longer allowed to be disqualifying factors on background studies
-HF1050 (Moran): Child foster care governing provisions modified
-HF342 (Moran): African American Family Preservation Act
-HF563 (Moran): Heaven’s Law
(Kresha) - Child Welfare Training System modification required, report required, rule making authorized, and money appropriated.
(Moran) - Parent permitted to petition for reestablishment of the legal parent and child relationship.
(Moran) - Child foster care and background studies governing provisions modified.
(Moran) - Minnesota African American Family Preservation and Child Welfare Disproportionality Act established, African American and Disproportionality Child Welfare Oversight Council created, report required, and money appropriated.