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April 19, 2007

House Bill 1121: An Bill Enacting Federal CAPTA Provisions

Author:
Representative Daniel Stephen Holland

Summary:
This bill partially complies with the federal CAPTA law by requiring that the person being investigated for child abuse or neglect be informed at the initial contact of the allegations made against him. This bill does not fulfill the CAPTA requirements that social workers be trained in how to protect the constitutional rights of families they are investigating.

Status:

1/15/2007Referred To Public Health and Human Services
1/30/2007Title Sufficient, Do Pass
2/8/2007Passed the House
2/12/2007Transmitted To Senate, referred to the Public Health and Welfare and Appropriations Committees
2/22/2007Title Sufficient, Do Pass
2/28/2007Passed
3/1/2007Transmitted back to House
3/7/2007Enrolled and signed in the House
3/8/2007Enrolled and signed in the Senate
3/14/2007Approved by the Governor

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supports this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill History