Georgia State Representative Bert Reeves has brought forth House Bill 159, signed into law on March 5, which updates Georgia's adoption laws. It will serve to increases efficiencies in adoption.
KansasHouse Bill 2687 and Senate Bill 401 proposes that child placement agencies with state contracts would not be required to place children in homes that violate the agency's religious beliefs.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed the foster parent "Bill of Rights" into law which will go into effect June 7. House Bill 2785 provides foster parents with a list of responsibilities before they are licensed.
National: The latest Voice for Adoption advocacy updates can be found here.
National: The latest Human Rights Campaign Foundation updates can be found here.