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February 10, 2004

House Bill 679: Child Protective Services Training and Requirements

Sponsor:
Representatives Sheltra of Derby, Adams of Hartland, Branagan of Georgia, Donaghy of Poultney, Duffy of Rutland City, Dunsmore of Georgia, Haas of Rutland City, Kennedy of Chelsea, Kilmartin of Newport City and Otterman of Topsham

Summary:
This bill would require two things. 1) Child Protective Services personnel would be required to advise a person who is under investigation by the department of the specific complaint or allegation made against him or her. 2) Child Protective Services personnel will be required to have training in the rights of children and families, including Fourth Amendment and parental rights.

Status:

02/03/2004ASSIGNED TO HEALTH & WELFARE
02/03/20041ST READING
02/03/2004IN HEALTH & WELFARE

Action Requested:
Please call your representative and ask for his support for this bill! Tell him, "Please take these steps to make sure that children and families get the protection due them under the U.S. Constitution. Support HB 679!"

HSLDA's Position:
Strongly support. This bill would bring greater freedom to all families, homeschool or otherwise!

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