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Bills seek to codify court ruling on services for developmentally disabled foster children

Mitchell Y. Mirviss, a partner at Venable LLP in Baltimore, testified Thursday in Annapolis in favor of legislation that would authorize a juvenile court to order transition care for individuals with developmental disabilities as they age out of the foster system. Mirviss successfully argued the case before the Court of Appeals in 2015. ‘What you have is a very lean bill that does one thing and one thing only: it plugs the gaps (in the law),’ he told lawmakers Thursday. ‘These children are the highest-risk people in the state.’ (File photo)

ANNAPOLIS – Cross-filed bills in the General Assembly again seek to codify and clarify a 2015 Court of Appeals decision that found juvenile courts have the authority to order transition care for individuals with developmental disabilities as they age out ...

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