|Federal Legislation||June 30, 2003|
S. 342 - Keeping Children and Families Safe Act of 2003 (CAPTA)
None at this time. HSLDA's National Center is tracking this legislation.
Official purpose: A bill to amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to make improvements to and reauthorize programs under that Act, and for other purposes.
Introduced: February 11, 2003 by Senator Judd Gregg, [NH]
|2/11/2003:||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|2/12/2003:||Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions ordered to be reported without amendment.|
|3/4/2003:||Reported by Senator Gregg without amendment. Placed on Calendar.|
|3/19/2003:||Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.|
|3/20/2003:||Message on Senate action sent to the House. Received in the House.|
|3/26/2003:||Language considered by unanimous consent of the House. The House struck all after the enacting clause and inserted in lieu thereof the provisions of a similar measure, H.R. 14. Passed without objection.|
|3/27/2003:||Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.|
|4/3/2003:||Senate disagreed to House amendment, requested a conference, and appointed conferees: Sen. Gregg; Sen. Alexander; Sen. DeWine; Sen. Kennedy; Sen. Dodd.|
|4/7/2003:||Rep. Boehner asked unanimous consent that the House insist upon its amendment, and agree to a conference. Agreed to without objection. The Speaker appointed conferees - from the House Committee on Education and the Workforce for consideration of the Senate bill and the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Rep. Boehner, Rep. Hoekstra, Rep. Porter, Rep. Greenwood, Rep. Norwood, Rep. Gingrey, Rep. Burns, Rep. Miller, Rep. George, Rep. Hinojosa, Rep. Davis (CA), Rep. Ryan (OH), and Rep. Davis (IL).|
|5/22/2003:||Conferees agreed to file conference report.|
|6/12/2003:||Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement held at the desk in Senate. Conference report H. Rept. 108-150 filed.|
|6/17/2003:||On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 421 - 3 (Roll no. 282). Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|6/18/2003:||Conference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate.|
|6/19/2003:||Senate agreed to conference report by Unanimous Consent. Cleared for White House.|
|6/20/2003:||Message on Senate action sent to the House.|
|6/25/2003:||Signed by President. Became Public Law No: 108-36.|
HSLDA has been working with Congressional staff to amend present CAPTA law in order to protect parent's rights during child abuse investigations.
| Other Resources|
Update on CAPTA 1/3/2003