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Senate Bill 392: An Act Regarding Child Welfare Investigation Procedures
This bill revises the Arkansas child welfare law in several respects. One of the provisions requires social workers to advise the alleged offender of the allegations made against him at the initial contact. This is in partial compliance with federal requirements under the Keeping Children and Families Safe Act of 2003. States must also implement training for social workers to protect the statutory and constitutional rights of families during investigations. This bill should have been amended to add the training provisions.
|02/15/2005||Introduced and referred to Senate Judiciary Committee|
|03/01/2005||Withdrawn, Corrected, amended, engrossed, and re-referred to Senate Judiciary Committee|
|03/07/2005||Senate Committee Recommends "Do Pass"|
|03/09/2005||Transmitted to House and referred to Committee on Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs|
|03/25/2005||House Committee Recommends "Do Pass"|
|03/29/2005||Amended in House|
|03/30/2005||Returned Amended to the Senate Judiciary Committee|
|04/01/2005||Returned from Committee, recommended "Do Pass" with House amendment|
|04/05/2005||Transmitted to the Governor|
|04/06/2005||Notification that SB 392 is now Act 1708|
|04/07/2005||Notification that SB 392 is now Act 1706|
This bill should have been amended.
None at this time.
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