43-4502. Purpose of act.

The purpose of the Young Adult Bridge to Independence Act is to support former state wards in transitioning to adulthood, becoming self-sufficient, and creating permanent relationships. The bridge to independence program shall at all times recognize and respect the autonomy of the young adult. Nothing in the Young Adult Bridge to Independence Act shall be construed to abrogate any other rights that a person who has attained nineteen years of age may have as an adult under state law.

Source:Laws 2013, LB216, § 2; Laws 2014, LB853, § 31.