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Bill that would improve sharing of foster-child data is touted in Senate

Advocates for foster children on Monday urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to back legislation making it easier for different entities to share information about those young people.

Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta told the Senate Judiciary Committee that SB31 would cut through the red tape separating what information schools, courts, the juvenile-justice and child-welfare systems and others have about foster children. The goal is enabling faster and better decisions to be made on behalf of those juveniles, advocates said.

Jill Marano, deputy administrator of the Division of Child and Family Services, said the bill is designed to maintain a balance …

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