This legislation initially attempted to mandate the application of health care standards by the judiciary when authorizing psychotropic drugs to
More than half of California foster children in group homes are sedated with powerful chemical restraints. Inadequate oversight encourages over-reliance
Without basic medical attention, psychotropic drugs can cause crippling sedation, morbid obesity, memory loss, diabetes, heart disease, irreversible tremors, other
This legislation authored by Senator Jim Beall, will improve the coordination of educational services between caregivers of foster children, Local
Students in foster care and those involved in the juvenile justice system need ongoing, on-the-ground support to ensure they have
The proposed legislation provides support to students who face barriers to their educational success through no fault of their own.
HB 2665 establishes the Foster Youth Education Success Fund and authorizes a $1,000,000 appropriation in FY 2018 from the General
In 2015, California passed Senate Bill (SB) 794 which enacted key provisions of the federal Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening