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April 25, 2007

Senate Bill 2915 An Act Enacting Federal CAPTA Provisions

Author:
Senator Alan Nunnelee

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:

1/15/2007Introduced and referred to the Public Health/Welfare and Appropriations Committees
1/30/2007Title Sufficient: Do Pass
2/5/2007Passed the Senate
2/6/2007Transmitted to the House
2/12/2007Referred to the Public Health and Human Services and Appropriations Committees
2/27/2007Died in Committee

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supports this legislation.

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