The Kansas Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill seeking to better hold the state's foster care contractors accountable for missing children.
The Senate passed legislation requiring foster care contractors to inform the state of a missing foster child in no more than 24 hours.
The bill calls for assessing a $500 fine against a contractor for each day it fails to report a missing child. It also requires contractors to explain any occasion when a child spent a night in their facility.
The bill comes as . . .