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Enacted Older Youth Legislation in New Mexico

Children's Code

Bill: SB 248, Chap. 239; Status: Enacted

Summary: Includes in the New Mexico Children's Code that prior to the foster child's 18th birthday the court shall review the transition plan and determine whether the department has made reasonable efforts to have a complete transition plan for the youth.

Sponsored by Senator Ortiz

Pending Older Youth Legislation in New Mexico

There is no pending Older Youth legislation for New Mexico.