Fostering Connections Resource Center

The Fostering Connections Resource Center gratefully acknowledges the National Conference of State Legislatures for sharing its tracking information about pending and enacted legislation. Please visit NCSL for additional information.

Enacted Legislation in Vermont

Human Services

Bill: HB 507; Status: Enacted

Summary: Proposes to modify the permanent guardianship law for children to comply with new federal provisions and enable guardians to access federal funds for guardianships.

Sponsored by Representative Pugh

Pending Legislation in Vermont


Bill: HB 67; Status: Pending - Carryover

Summary: Authorizes the commissioner for children and families to require that a state-placed child finish the school year in the district in which he or she was most recently enrolled, even if the student's foster placement changes during the school year.

Sponsored by Representative Donahue