House Bill 985: Requires DHS to Train Workers in Their Constitutional Duties

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Last Updated: March 1, 2011
House Bill 985: Requires DHS to Train Workers in Their Constitutional Duties
Sponsors:
Representative Andy Gipson
Summary:

This bill would bring Mississippi into full compliance with the federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), requiring that social workers be trained to protect the constitutional and statutory rights of children and families.

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

1/17/2011     (House)     Referred to Public Health and Human Services Committee
1/27/2011     (House)     Passed out of committee
2/09/2011     (House)     Passed
2/10/2011     (House)     Transmitted to Senate
2/14/2011     (House)     Referred to Public Health and Welfare Committee
3/01/2011     (House)     Died in committee

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