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HB 1279: Child Psychological Abuse


Child Psychological Abuse; Revises definition of "harm" & provision relating to mandatory reporting requirements for child abuse, abandonment, & neglect to include child psychological abuse; requires Board of Psychology within DOH to revise continuing education requirements for renewal of license to practice psychology to include child psychological abuse.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/5/2017 House • Filed
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 132
3/10/2017 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 350
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee