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CS/CS/HB 1055: Child Protection

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Harrell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Artiles ; Raschein

Child Protection; Providing requirements for the representation of Children's Medical Services on multiagency teams investigating certain child deaths or other serious incidents; requiring the Statewide Medical Director for Child Protection and the district medical directors to hold certain qualifications; providing that a physician who holds an expert witness certificate may provide expert testimony in criminal child abuse and neglect cases, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 6/17/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-177
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/25/2015 House • Filed
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 88
3/8/2015 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 190
3/13/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 03/17/15, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
3/17/2015 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 286
3/20/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 282
3/23/2015 House • Original reference(s) removed: Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 294
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 294
3/24/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/26/15, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
3/26/2015 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 345
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 323
3/27/2015 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 343
4/13/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/15/15
4/15/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 531
• Amendment(s) adopted (169769, 456119) -HJ 531
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/16/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 559
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 113 NAYS 1 -HJ 559
4/21/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Policy; Fiscal Policy -SJ 451
• Received -SJ 451
4/22/2015 Senate • Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Policy; Fiscal Policy -SJ 486
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 486
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 760 -SJ 486
• Read 2nd time -SJ 486
• Read 3rd time -SJ 486
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 486
4/22/2015 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 674
6/11/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/16/2015 • Approved by Governor
6/17/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-177