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May 9, 2006

House Bill 408: An Act Regarding Child Abuse Investigations

Author:
Representatives Neumann, Lynn, and Chenaultbr>

Summary:
The purpose of this bill is to comply with the federal CAPTA law requiring states to implement these procedures for social services investigations. This bill should be supported.

Status:

1/30/06 (House) First reading, referred to Finance Committee
3/17/06 (House) Second reading, Finance Committee amendments adopted
3/20/06 (House) Third reading; passage in House, transmitted to Senate
3/22/06(Senate) First reading, referred to Senate Judiciary and Finance Committees
4/05/06 (Senate) Title Change
4/27/06 (Senate) Second reading, Finance Committee amendments adopted, and third reading, and passage
4/28/06(House) Held under Unfinished Business
5/03/06 (House) Transmitted to Governor
5/05/06 (House) Signed into law, Chapter 20 SLA 06, effective date 5/4/2006.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supports this bill.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text (PDF)    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History