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
• Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 35
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 03/06/19, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
• Introduced -HJ 35
• Favorable by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 381
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 381
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142)
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