Under existing law, the juvenile court exercises original jurisdiction of proceedings concerning any child in a situation subjecting the child to abuse or neglect
This bill would provide in such a proceeding that the existence of a mental, physical, or developmental disability or any other disability of the parent or guardian is not in and of itself considered child abuse or neglect unless their actions or inactions, as with any other parent or guardian, are injurious to the health, safety, or welfare of his or her child
To provide for determinations of the consequence of a disability of a parent or guardian in proceedings of the juvenile court concerning children.
|March 14, 2012||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||HB523 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced|