Senate Bill 822: Permits the Interviewing of a Child Without Parental Consent Under Certain Circumstances

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Last Updated: June 3, 2013
Senate Bill 822: Permits the Interviewing of a Child Without Parental Consent Under Certain Circumstances
Sponsors:
Children Committee
Summary:

Current law requires the parent or guardian of a child to consent to the interview of the child during a social services investigation unless the parent or guardian is the alleged perpetrator. This bill instead would permit the interview if there was a “documented compelling reason” to believe that seeking consent would place the child in imminent risk of physical harm.

HSLDA's Position:

This bill should be monitored.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

Amended version passed the Senate. Amended version passed the House. Signed by the Governor. See "Bill History" link below.

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Bill History