Monday, August 22, 2011
From Pilot Online:
Gay rights advocates notched a victory Wednesday when the State Board of Social Services agreed to allow more time for public comment on proposed state adoption standards that lack protection against discrimination against gays and some other prospective parents.
But the extra 30 days granted by the board may do little more than delay the approval of the regulations, which govern private child placement agencies licensed by the state.
The extended comment period will begin next month and continue through Oct. 12, about one week before the next board meeting.
From there, the board has the option to approve the regulations as is or amend them.
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