HB 757: Mandatory Reports of Child Abuse
GENERAL BILL by Hood ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Edwards ; Van Zant
Mandatory Reports of Child Abuse; Provides that an officer or employee of law enforcement agency is not required to provide notice to DCF of reasonable cause to suspect child abuse by an adult other than parent, legal custodian, caregiver or other person responsible for child's welfare, when incident under investigation by law enforcement agency was reported to law enforcement by Central Abuse Hotline; provides that hotline is not required to electronically transfer calls & reports received pursuant to specified provisions to county sheriff's office if matter was initially reported to DCF by sheriff's office or another law enforcement agency; provides applicability.
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7129 (Ch. 2013-219)
Location: In committee/council (CF)
Bill Text: PDF
- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Healthy Families Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 79
• Introduced -HJ 79
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/12/13, 10:00 am, 404 HOB
• Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 228
• Now in Healthy Families Subcommittee -HJ 228
• On Committee agenda-- Healthy Families Subcommittee, 03/18/13, 4:00 pm, 12 HOB
• Favorable by Healthy Families Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 278
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 278
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/28/13, 10:30 am, 404 HOB --Temporarily deferred
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/03/13, 8:30 am, 404 HOB
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 414
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 414
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/13
• Read 2nd time -HJ 627
• Read 3rd time -HJ 627
• Passed; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 627
• In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 505
• Received -SJ 505
• Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7129 (Ch. 2013-219)
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