Senate Bill 491: Creates a Voluntary Home Visitation Program

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Last Updated: April 4, 2013
Senate Bill 491: Creates a Voluntary Home Visitation Program
Sponsors:
Senators Caldwell, Sabin, and D. Meeks
Summary:

This bill would create a voluntary home visitation program that provides face-to-face home visits by nurses, social workers, and other early childhood and health professionals to teach parents how to be effective according to state standards. While this would begin as a voluntary program, it is very intrusive and comprehensive and could become a mandatory program for all families in the future.

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

Passed the Senate 35-0. Passed the House 84-0. Made law. See "Bill History" link below.

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Bill History