Status Summary

First reading, referred to Appropriations on 2.20.19.

As of mid-March, the bill is dead. However, it could “come back" during the 2019 session as an amendment on another bill or other mechanisms, or next year (since bills technically stay alive for the full 2019-20 biennium).

(updated 1.10.20)

Legislative Session



In Progress



HB2101 requires unlicensed kinship caregivers caring for children, placed with them by the Department of Children, Youth, and Families, to be paid the same rate as licensed foster parents.

*Companion SB5860*