House Bill 1152: Expedited Hearing in Investigations of Child Abuse or Neglect

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Last Updated: February 20, 2013
House Bill 1152: Expedited Hearing in Investigations of Child Abuse or Neglect
Sponsors:
Representative Zerwas
Summary:

House Bill 1152 gives parents a right to an expedited hearing and expedited appeal if the Department of Family and Protective Services determines that a child should be removed from the home because of an immediate danger. The Department already has this right; this bill will protect parental rights by shortening the time parents have for a hearing if CPS wants to remove their children.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

02/11/2013     House     Introduced.
02/20/2013     House     Referred to Human Services.
Bill died in committee.

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