Dating waiver separation agreement
Existing law establishes transition jurisdiction for the juvenile court and specifies the criteria required to come within this jurisdiction.
Existing law authorizes a nonminor to petition the juvenile court to resume dependency jurisdiction or to assume or resume transition jurisdiction, as specified.
This bill also would make a nonminor dependent, or nonminor former dependent, who has been receiving specified aid, as described above, between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012, and who attains 19 years of age prior to January 1, 2013, or between January 1, 2013, and December 31, 2013, who attains 20 years of age prior to January 1, 2014, eligible to continue to receive that aid, notwithstanding the age limitations in existing law, provided that the nonminor dependent or nonminor former dependent continues to meet all other applicable eligibility requirements.
This bill would provide that a county is not precluded from seeking federal funding on behalf of eligible nonminor dependents or nonminor former dependents, as described in the bill, for whom the county has provided specified aid using county-only funds, on and after January 1, 2012.
Existing law prohibits the state from requiring counties to provide matching funds in amounts greater than the amount required of the state by the federal government.
Among other provisions, the act extends specified foster care benefits to youth up to 19, 20, and 21 years of age, described as nonminor dependents, if specified conditions are met, commencing January 1, 2012.This bill would provide that nonminors who are eligible for aid pursuant to the bill also are within the transition jurisdiction of the juvenile court.The bill would impose a state-mandated local program by increasing county duties with respect to programs and services for nonminor dependents.This bill would impose a state-mandated local program by requiring counties to be responsible for and accountable to the department for specified child welfare program performance measures, and would specify the duties of the counties and the department in this regard.The bill would require funding and expenditures for the California Child and Family Service Review System to be consistent with specified provisions relating to the Local Revenue Fund 2011, commencing with the 2011–12 fiscal year, and each fiscal year thereafter.