HB 179: Child Abuse
GENERAL BILL by Byrd
Child Abuse; Expands definition of term "harm" to include violations of motor vehicle child restraint laws that result in injury or death of child; requires central abuse hotline to accept certain reports or calls for investigation of children who do not live in this state or country; requires DCF to report certain cases involving children who do not live in this state or country & children who are injured or die from being improperly restrained in motor vehicle to Child Protection Teams.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142)
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 1/8/2019 House • Filed
1/16/2019 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 35
3/4/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 03/06/19, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 35
3/6/2019 House • Favorable by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 381
3/8/2019 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 381
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142)
HB 179, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/8/2019 at 8:08 AM
Bill Text: Analyses: Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/8/2019 (pdf)
Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 128 (c2) Child Abuse Bean Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Infrastructure and Security, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142) H 7099 (er) Child Welfare Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 6/26/2019 Chapter No. 2019-142, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2502 (Ch. 2019-116) S 1650 (c2) Child Welfare Albritton Compare Last Action: 4/29/2019 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142), SB 2502 (Ch. 2019-116) -SJ 598
Citations - Statutes (6)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 39.01 Definitions. Page 1 (pdf) 39.201 Mandatory reports of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect; mandatory reports of death; central abuse hotline. Page 8 (pdf) 39.302 Protective investigations of institutional child abuse, abandonment, or neglect. Page 9 (pdf) 39.303 Child protection teams and sexual abuse treatment programs; services; eligible cases. Page 9 (pdf) 39.521 Disposition hearings; powers of disposition. Page 11 (pdf) 39.6012 Case plan tasks; services. Page 14 (pdf)
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