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July 28, 2006

House Bill 587: Parents Under Investigation Must be Informed of Their Rights

Sponsors:
Representatives Itse, Rock, Adams, Wendelboe

Summary:
The bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to inform parents of a child suspected of being a victim of abuse and neglect of the nature of the charges and that they are not required to admit state employees to their property and are not required to allow them to interview their child without a court order.

Status:

01/26/2005House; Introduced; referred to Child and Family Law
2/16/2005House; Hearing
3/24/2005House; Retained in Committee
6/16/2005House; Ret. Subcommittee Work Session
8/23/2005House; Ret. Subcommittee Work Session
9/15/2005House; Ret. Subcommittee Work Session
10/19/2005House; Ret. Subcommittee Work Session
11/1/2005House; Ret. Subcommittee Work Session
11/28/2005House; Committee Report
11/28/2005House; Proposed Amendment
1/4/2006House; Passed with Amendment
1/4/2006Senate; Introduced, referred to Judiciary
4/4/2006Senate; Judiciary Committee Hearing, 1:30pm
4/26/2006Senate; Judiciary Committee Report, ought to pass with amendment
5/4/2006Senate; Passed Senate with amendment
6/19/2006Signed by the Governor

HSLDA's Position:
Support.

Action Requested:
None requested at this time.

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