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May 7, 2008

House Bill 520: Creates Penalties for False Child Abuse Reports

Author:
Representative D. Stephen Holland

Summary:
This bill would create criminal and civil penalties for making a false report of child abuse or neglect.

Status:

1/31/2008(House) Referred To Judiciary
2/19/2008(House) “Do pass” recommendation
2/26/2008(House) Passed
2/27/2008 Transmitted to the Senate
2/29/2008(Senate) Referred to Division B of the Judiciary Committee
3/18/2008(Senate) “Do pass” recommendation
3/20/2008(Senate) Amended and passed
3/25/2008(House) Returned for concurrence
3/27/2008(House) Declined concurrence, motion to reconsider entered
4/18/2008(House) Died on calendar

Action Requested:
No action required at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supported this bill.

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