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May 30, 2007

House Bill 506: Protecting Families in Abuse/Neglect Investigations

Sponsors:
Representatives Norman H. McAllister (R) and Margaret Flory (R)

Summary:
House Bill 506 requires the Department for Children and Families to establish a review panel to personally review any investigator’s recommendation that a child be removed from his or her home. The review panel must conduct its own investigation into allegations of abuse or neglect, and in nonemergency situations, a child may not be removed from his or her home unless the panel unanimously recommends the removal.

Status:

3/1/2007(House) First Reading
3/1/2007(House) Referred to Human Services Committee

HSLDA's Position:
Support.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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